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fog

noun uk   /fɒɡ/ us    /fɑːɡ/

fog noun (WEATHER)

A2 [C or U] a weather condition in which very small drops of water come together to form a thick cloud close to the land or sea, making it difficult to see: Thick/Heavy/Dense fog has made driving conditions dangerous. Mists, freezing fogs and snow are common in this area. It took several hours for the fog to lift.Clouds, dew, fog and steam

fog noun (CONFUSION)

[S] informal a confused or uncertain state, usually mentally or emotionally: I went home in a fog of disbelief.Confusion, confusing and feeling confused

fog

verb [T] uk   /fɒɡ/ us    /fɑːɡ/ (-gg-)
to make something or someone confused or uncertain: Alcohol fogs the brain. The minister's speech had merely fogged the issue.Puzzle and confuseDifficult to understand
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of fog from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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