Definition of Fog

1. Noun. Droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground.

Generic synonyms: Aerosol
Specialized synonyms: Fogbank, Ice Fog, Pogonip, Mist, Pea Soup, Pea-souper
Derivative terms: Foggy



2. Verb. Make less visible or unclear. "The big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
Exact synonyms: Becloud, Befog, Cloud, Haze Over, Mist, Obnubilate, Obscure
Generic synonyms: Conceal, Hide
Specialized synonyms: Overshadow

3. Noun. An atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance.
Exact synonyms: Fogginess, Murk, Murkiness
Generic synonyms: Atmosphere, Atmospheric State
Specialized synonyms: Fug
Derivative terms: Foggy, Foggy, Murk, Murky, Murky, Murky

4. Noun. Confusion characterized by lack of clarity.
Exact synonyms: Daze, Haze
Generic synonyms: Confusedness, Confusion, Disarray, Mental Confusion, Muddiness
Derivative terms: Daze, Foggy, Hazy

Definition of Fog

1. n. A second growth of grass; aftergrass.

2. v. t. To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off the fog from.

3. v. i. To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog.

4. n. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It differs from cloud only in being near the ground, and from mist in not approaching so nearly to fine rain. See Cloud.

5. v. t. To envelop, as with fog; to befog; to overcast; to darken; to obscure.

6. v. i. To show indistinctly or become indistinct, as the picture on a negative sometimes does in the process of development.

7. n. Cloudiness or partial opacity of those parts of a developed film or a photograph which should be clear.

8. v. t. To render semiopaque or cloudy, as a negative film, by exposure to stray light, too long an exposure to the developer, etc.

Definition of Fog

1. Noun. A thick cloud that forms near the ground; the obscurity of such a cloud. ¹

2. Noun. A mist or film clouding a surface. ¹

3. Noun. A state of mind characterized by lethargy and confusion. ¹

4. Noun. (photography) A silver deposit or other blur on a negative or developed photographic image. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To become covered with or as if with fog. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To become obscured in condensation or water. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive photography) To become dim or obscure. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To cover with or as if with fog. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To obscure in condensation or water. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To make confusing or obscure. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive photography) To make dim or obscure. ¹

12. Noun. A new growth of grass appearing on a field that has been mowed or grazed. ¹

13. Noun. Tall and decaying grass left standing after the cutting or grazing season. ¹

14. Noun. (Scotland) Moss. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fog

1. to cover with fog (condensed water vapor near the earth's surface) [v FOGGED, FOGGING, FOGS]

Medical Definition of Fog

1. 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It differs from cloud only in being near the ground, and from mist in not approaching so nearly to fine rain. See Cloud. 2. A state of mental confusion. Fog alarm, Fog bell, Fog horn, etc, a bell, horn, whistle or other contrivance that sounds an alarm, often automatically, near places of danger where visible signals would be hidden in thick weather. Fog bank, a mass of fog resting upon the sea, and resembling distant land. Fog ring, a bank of fog arranged in a circular form, often seen on the coast of Newfoundland. Origin: Dan. Sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. Fok spray, snowdrift, fj?? snowstorm, fj?ka to drift. To show indistinctly or become indistinct, as the picture on a negative sometimes does in the process of development. A second growth of grass; aftergrass. Dead or decaying grass remaining on land through the winter; called also foggage. Sometimes called, in new England, old tore. In Scotland, fog is a general name for moss. Origin: Cf. Scot. Fog, fouge, moss, foggag? rank grass, LL. Fogagium, W. Ffug dry grass. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fog

foetopathy
foetoplacental
foetoprotein
foetoproteins
foetor
foetors
foetoscope
foetoscopes
foetoscopy
foetotoxic
foetus
foetus in fetu
foetus papyraceus
foetus sanguinolentis
foetuses
fog (current term)
fog'gage
fog bow
fog collection
fog lamp
fog lamps
fog light
fog lights
fog line
fog oil
fog up
fogash
fogashes
fogbank
fogbanks

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