Found 3 items, similar to fog.
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n 1: droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
2: an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a
cloud of some substance [syn: fogginess
3: confusion characterized by lack of clarity [syn: daze
v : make less visible or unclear; “The stars are obscured by the
English → English
(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
Note: Sometimes called, in New England, old tore
Scotland, fog is a general name for moss.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fogged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To envelop, as with fog; to befog; to overcast; to darken;
2. (Photog.) To render semiopaque or cloudy, as a negative
film, by exposure to stray light, too long an exposure to
the developer, etc.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
(f[o^]g), v. t. (Agric.)
To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off
the fog from.
(f[o^]g), v. i. [Etymol. uncertain.]
To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog. [Obs.]
Where wouldst thou fog to get a fee? --Dryden.
, v. i. (Photog.)
To show indistinctly or become indistinct, as the picture on
a negative sometimes does in the process of development.
(f[o^]g), 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.
3. (Photog.) Cloudiness or partial opacity of those parts of
a developed film or a photograph which should be clear.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, 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.
, a mass of fog resting upon the sea, and
resembling distant land.
, a bank of fog arranged in a circular form, --
often seen on the coast of Newfoundland.
(kloud), n. [Prob. fr. AS. cl[=u]d a rock or
hillock, the application arising from the frequent
resemblance of clouds to rocks or hillocks in the sky or
1. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles,
suspended in the upper atmosphere.
I do set my bow in the cloud. --Gen. ix. 13.
Note: A classification of clouds according to their chief
forms was first proposed by the meteorologist Howard,
and this is still substantially employed. The following
varieties and subvarieties are recognized:
. This is the most elevated of all the forms
of clouds; is thin, long-drawn, sometimes looking like
carded wool or hair, sometimes like a brush or room,
sometimes in curl-like or fleecelike patches. It is
the cat's-tail of the sailor, and the mare's-tail of
. This form appears in large masses of a
hemispherical form, or nearly so, above, but flat
below, one often piled above another, forming great
clouds, common in the summer, and presenting the
appearance of gigantic mountains crowned with snow. It
often affords rain and thunder gusts.
. This form appears in layers or bands
. This form is characterized by its uniform
gray tint and ragged edges; it covers the sky in
seasons of continued rain, as in easterly storms, and
is the proper rain cloud. The name is sometimes used
to denote a raining cumulus, or cumulostratus.
. This form consists, like the cirrus,
of thin, broken, fleecelice clouds, but the parts are
more or less rounded and regulary grouped. It is
popularly called mackerel sky.
. In this form the patches of cirrus
coalesce in long strata, between cirrus and stratus.
. A form between cumulus and stratus,
often assuming at the horizon a black or bluish tint.
, cloud, motionless, or nearly so, lying near
or in contact with the earth's surface. -- Storm scud
, cloud lying quite low, without form, and driven
rapidly with the wind.
2. A mass or volume of smoke, or flying dust, resembling
vapor. “A thick cloud of incense.”
--Ezek. viii. 11.
3. A dark vein or spot on a lighter material, as in marble;
hence, a blemish or defect; as, a cloud upon one's
reputation; a cloud on a title.
4. That which has a dark, lowering, or threatening aspect;
that which temporarily overshadows, obscures, or
depresses; as, a cloud of sorrow; a cloud of war; a cloud
upon the intellect.
5. A great crowd or multitude; a vast collection. “So great
a cloud of witnesses.”
--Heb. xii. 1.
6. A large, loosely-knitted scarf, worn by women about the
Cloud on a
(or the) title
(Law), a defect of title,
usually superficial and capable of removal by release,
decision in equity, or legislation.
To be under a cloud
, to be under suspicion or in disgrace;
to be in disfavor.
In the clouds
, in the realm of facy and imagination; beyond