fog Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fog” in the English Dictionary

"fog" in British English

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uk   /fɒɡ/  us   /fɑːɡ/

fog noun (WEATHER)

A2 [U] a ​weathercondition in which very ​smalldrops of ​water come together to ​form a ​thickcloudclose to the ​land or seaocean, making it ​difficult to ​see: Thick/Heavy/Dense fog has made ​drivingconditionsdangerous. Mist, fog, and ​snow are ​common in this ​area. It took several ​hours for the fog to lift.
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fog noun (CONFUSION)

[S] informal a ​confused or ​uncertainstate, usually ​mentally or ​emotionally: I went ​home in a fog ofdisbelief.

fogverb [T]

uk   /fɒɡ/  us   /fɑːɡ/ (-gg-)
to make something or someone ​confused or ​uncertain: Alcohol fogs the ​brain. The president's ​speech had ​simply fogged the ​issue.
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(Definition of fog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fognoun [C/U]

 us   /fɔɡ, fɑɡ/
a ​mass of ​cloud consisting of ​smalldrops of ​water near the ​surface of the ​earth: [U] Heavy fog made ​drivingconditionsdangerous.
adjective  us   /ˈfɔ·ɡi, ˈfɑɡ·i/
a ​cold, foggy ​day

fogverb [T/I]

 /fɔɡ, fɑɡ/ (-gg-)
to ​cover or be ​covered with fog : The ​airport is ​fogged over.
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(Definition of fog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fog”
in Korean 안개…
in Arabic ضَباب…
in Malaysian kabus…
in French brouillard…
in Russian туман…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天氣, 霧…
in Italian nebbia…
in Turkish sis…
in Polish mgła…
in Spanish niebla…
in Vietnamese sương mù…
in Portuguese neblina, névoa…
in Thai หมอก…
in German der Nebel…
in Catalan boira…
in Japanese 霧…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天气, 雾…
in Indonesian kabut…
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