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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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a device that generates a fog
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All including drip lines, button or arrow drippers, fogger or misting, sprinklers and others should have an efficient filtration system.
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Incidence rates associated with failure to vacate premises during application increased during 2014-2015 compared with 2007-2012 (adjusted IRR = 1.39, p = 0.002), whereas rates related to excessive fogger use (i.e., using more foggers than necessary) decreased (adjusted IRR = 0.43, p = 0.001) (Table 2).
The meeting was told that presently 39 fogger, 174 spray pumps, 25 dewatering sets and 103 safety kits were available which were being utilised by 501 indoor and outdoor teams in 167 union councils.
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You can treat large infested areas, such as crawl spaces, by using the product with a fogger from a rental store.
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