fog Definition

a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface that obscures or restricts visibility.

Using fog: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fog" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The fog was so thick that I could barely see the car in front of me.

  • Example

    The plane was delayed due to heavy fog.

  • Example

    The city is often covered in a blanket of fog during the winter months.

fog Synonyms and Antonyms

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Antonyms for fog

Phrases with fog

  • in a fog

    confused or disoriented


    After the accident, she was in a fog and couldn't remember what had happened.

  • the uncertainty and confusion experienced by participants in military operations


    The fog of war made it difficult for the soldiers to know what was happening on the battlefield.

  • fog up

    to become covered with condensation, making it difficult to see through


    The windows fogged up as soon as we got in the car.


Summary: fog in Brief

The term 'fog' [fɒɡ] refers to a thick cloud of tiny water droplets that obscures visibility. It is often associated with weather conditions, such as 'The plane was delayed due to heavy fog.' 'Fog' extends into phrases like 'in a fog,' denoting confusion, and 'fog up,' meaning to become covered with condensation.

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