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Meaning of FOG

Pronunciation:  fâg

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  confusion characterized by lack of clarity
  2. [n]  droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
  3. [n]  an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
  4. [v]  make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"
 

FOG is a 3 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: becloud, befog, cloud, daze, fogginess, haze, haze over, mist, murk, murkiness, obscure
 
 See Also: aerosol, atmosphere, atmospheric state, conceal, confusion, disarray, fogbank, fug, hide, ice fog, mental confusion, mist, overshadow, pea soup, pea-souper, pogonip

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fog\ (f[o^]g), n. [Cf. Scot. fog, fouge, moss, foggage rank
    grass, LL. fogagium, W. ffwg dry grass.] (Agric.)
    (a) A second growth of grass; aftergrass.
    (b) Dead or decaying grass remaining on land through the
        winter; -- called also {foggage}. [Prov.Eng.]
        --Halliwell.
    
    Note: Sometimes called, in New England, {old tore}. In
          Scotland, fog is a general name for moss.
    
    
  2. \Fog\ v. t. (Agric.)
    To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off
    the fog from.
    
    
  3. \Fog\ v. i. [Etymol. uncertain.]
    To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog. [Obs.]
    
          Where wouldst thou fog to get a fee?     --Dryden.
    
    
  4. \Fog\ n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow,
    driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k
    snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.]
    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.
    
    
  5. \Fog\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fogged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Fogging}.]
    To envelop, as with fog; to befog; to overcast; to darken; to
    obscure.
    
    
  6. \Fog\, v. i. (Photog.)
    To show indistinctly or become indistinct, as the picture on
    a negative sometimes does in the process of development.
    
    
  7. \Fog\, n. (Photog.)
    Cloudiness or partial opacity of those parts of a developed
    film or a photograph which should be clear.
    
    
  8. \Fog\, v. t. (Photog.)
    To render semiopaque or cloudy, as a negative film, by
    exposure to stray light, too long an exposure to the
    developer, etc.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are going through a thick fog means much confusion, troubles, scandal, and worries. You may not be seeing things the way they really are or you may have lost your sense of direction in life.
 
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