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fog 1

 (fôg, fŏg)
1. Condensed water vapor in cloudlike masses lying close to the ground and limiting visibility.
a. An obscuring haze, as of atmospheric dust or smoke.
b. A mist or film clouding a surface, as of a window, lens, or mirror.
3. A cloud of vaporized liquid, especially a chemical spray used in fighting fires.
a. A state of mental vagueness or bewilderment.
b. Something that obscures or conceals; a haze: shrouded their actions in a fog of disinformation.
5. A blur on a developed photographic image.
v. fogged, fog·ging, fogs
1. To cover or envelop with fog.
2. To cause to be obscured; cloud.
3. To make vague, hazy, or confused: a memory that had been fogged by time.
4. To obscure or dim (a photographic image).
1. To be covered with fog.
2. To be blurred, clouded, or obscured: My glasses fogged in the warm air.
3. To be dimmed or obscured. Used of a photographic image.

[Perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

fog′ger n.

fog 2

 (fôg, fŏg)
1. A new growth of grass appearing on a field that has been mowed or grazed.
2. Tall, coarse grass left standing in fields through the winter.

[Middle English fogge, tall grass; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.]


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(Photography) photog affected or obscured by fog
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fogged - obscured by fog; "he could barely see through the fogged window"
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
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Unlike the rounded droplets on a fogged surface, the resulting film of water can't scatter light.
The right conditions kept this part of the valley fogged in all day long, while points north got to enjoy some sunshine.
It was like trying to watch a game through a fogged up windshield.