Associations to the word «Fog»


FOG, noun. (uncountable) A thick cloud that forms near the ground; the obscurity of such a cloud.
FOG, noun. (uncountable) A mist or film clouding a surface.
FOG, noun. A state of mind characterized by lethargy and confusion.
FOG, noun. (photography) A silver deposit or other blur on a negative or developed photographic image.
FOG, verb. (intransitive) To become covered with or as if with fog.
FOG, verb. (intransitive) To become obscured in condensation or water.
FOG, verb. (intransitive) (photography) To become dim or obscure.
FOG, verb. (transitive) To cover with or as if with fog.
FOG, verb. (transitive) To disperse insecticide into (a forest canopy) so as to collect organisms.
FOG, verb. (transitive) To obscure in condensation or water.
FOG, verb. (transitive) To make confusing or obscure.
FOG, verb. (transitive) (photography) To make dim or obscure.
FOG, verb. To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog.
FOG, noun. A new growth of grass appearing on a field that has been mowed or grazed.
FOG, noun. (UK) (dialect) Tall and decaying grass left standing after the cutting or grazing season; foggage.
FOG, noun. (Scotland) Moss.
FOG, verb. (transitive) To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off the fog from.
FOG BOW, noun. Alternative spelling of fogbow
FOG COLLECTION, noun. The collection of water from fog, using a canvas to pick up the water particles.
FOG FOREST, noun. Cloud forest
FOG FORESTS, noun. Plural of fog forest
FOG LAMP, noun. (automotive) A bright red lamp (normally one of a pair) at the rear of a motor car that can be switched on during foggy weather so as to avoid collisions from cars approaching from behind
FOG LAMPS, noun. Plural of fog lamp
FOG LIGHT, noun. (automotive) one of a pair of lights, mounted at the front of a car, below the headlights, usually white or yellow in colour, for increased visibility ahead in foggy driving conditions.
FOG LIGHTS, noun. Plural of fog light
FOG LINE, noun. The boundary of a body of air, contacting the earth's surface, that has fallen below the dew point and usually contains fog.
FOG LINE, noun. A line painted on a road (usually bright white) that marks the edge of the legally drivable portion.
FOG LINE, noun. (computing): The point in the stack descending into a portion of the program where there is no available source code, thus making debugging much more difficult. Most notably, the transition into proprietary code in a closed-source operating system.
FOG OF WAR, noun. The uncertainty in situational awareness experienced by participants in military operations.
FOG OF WAR, noun. (gaming) The shrouded concealment of enemy activity outside of areas observable by a player's forces.
FOG OIL, noun. (military) Petroleum based oil specially blended to produce a dense, efficient, screening smoke when vaporized and recondensed at atmospheric temperatures. Officially, fog oil is standard grade fuel number 2 (SGF2).
FOG UP, verb. To become coated with condensation. To steam up.

Dictionary definition

FOG, noun. Droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground.
FOG, noun. An atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance.
FOG, noun. Confusion characterized by lack of clarity.
FOG, verb. Make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley".

Wise words

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