Definition of Fogbow

1. n. A nebulous arch, or bow, of white or yellowish light sometimes seen in fog, etc.



Definition of Fogbow

1. Noun. (meteorology) A white arc or circle, similar to a rainbow, which can appear in the sky in foggy conditions as sunlight passes through small airborne water droplets. ¹

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Definition of Fogbow

1. a nebulous arc of light sometimes seen in a fog [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fogbow

fog'gage
fog bow
fog collection
fog lamp
fog lamps
fog light
fog lights
fog line
fog oil
fog up
fogash
fogashes
fogbank
fogbanks
fogbound
fogbow (current term)
fogbows
fogdog
fogdogs
foge
fogey
fogeydom
fogeydoms
fogeyish
fogeyism
fogeyisms
fogeys
fogfruit
fogfruits
foggage

Literary usage of Fogbow

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1. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1887)
"... to lay too much stress on my memory of the distance between the shadow and ths coloured circle. My notes at the time (very brief) call it a fogbow. ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1885)
"... corresponding phenomena had been recorded, one of which is in the description of a lunar fogbow seen oft' the coast of California, in I860, by Lieut. ..."

3. The German Arctic Expedition of 1869-70: And Narrative of the Wreck of the by Karl Koldewey (1874)
"... or the sight of a fogbow: but every hope of a change which might rise at such a moment was at once destroyed by fresh mist rolling up thicker than ever. ..."

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