Fog - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fɔːɡ|  American pronunciation of the word fog
Brit.  |fɒɡ|  British pronunciation of the word fog

noun

- droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
- an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance (syn: fogginess, murk, murkiness)
- confusion characterized by lack of clarity (syn: daze, haze)

verb

- make less visible or unclear (syn: becloud, befog, cloud, mist, obnubilate, obscure)

Examples

Heavy fog made it difficult to see the road.

a climate marked by heavy fogs

The fog reduced visibility to a quarter of a mile.

This problem has me in a fog.

The steam from the pot was fogging the window near the stove.

The bathroom was all fogged up after my shower.

politicians who try to fog the issue instead of taking a stand

A fog clears / lets up / lifts.

It took several hours for the fog to lift.

I felt in a fog about what to do.

The airport was fogged in.

Alcohol fogs his brain.

We got lost in the thick fog.

It will be a cold night, and there may be fog patches.

A blanket of fog covered the fields.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: fog
he/she/it: fogs
present participle: fogging
past tense: fogged
past participle: fogged
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