Definition of Pogonip

1. Noun. A dense winter fog containing ice particles.

Exact synonyms: Ice Fog
Generic synonyms: Fog



Definition of Pogonip

1. a dense fog of suspended ice particles [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pogonip

pogges
poggy
pogie
pogies
pogo
pogo stick
pogo sticks
pogoed
pogoer
pogoers
pogoing
pogonia
pogonias
pogoniasis
pogonion
pogonip (current term)
pogonips
pogonology
pogonophile
pogonophiles
pogonophobia
pogonophobias
pogonophoran
pogonophorans
pogonophore
pogonophores
pogonotomy
pogonotrophy
pogos
pogrom

Literary usage of Pogonip

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1. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1869)
"Sloping gradually down from the peak above to the canon below, pogonip Flat ... And, leaving this bleak, cold pogonip Flat on the right, and following the ..."

2. Statistics of Mines and Mining in the States and Territories West of the by United States Dept. of the Treasury, Rossiter Worthington Raymond (1872)
"These westerly dipping beds form, with pogonip Ridge, a synclinal fold. ... Bromide, Chloride, and pogonip Hats arc floors of bedded limestone on the west ..."

3. Bulletin by Nevada Bureau of Mines, Ontario. Dept. of Mines (1904)
"pogonip limestone—As fossils characteristic of the pogonip formation, ... Both the lower pogonip (of Beekmantown age) and the upper pogonip (of ..."

4. Pamphlets on Forestry in Nevada (1905)
"THE pogonip OR FROST FOG. This frost fog is the pogonip, a peculiar and ... At times, however, when there is no wind the pogonip may linger in the valley ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1910)
"pogonip limestone.—The Dunderberg shale passes gradually into the pogonip limestone, which is of Ordovician age. This formation is 2700 feet thick and ..."

6. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"... which appear to indicate the horizon of the Lower Trenton, or the Chazy. Between the pogonip limestone and the Devonian there are 500' of Eureka ..."

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