fog bank

a stratum of fog as seen from a distance.
[1650-60]

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fog bank noun
A dense mass of fog like a bank of land
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Main Entry:fog

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fog bank,
a dense mass of fog seen at a distance.

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n. a dense mass of fog, esp. at sea

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Fog bank — Fog Fog (f[o^]g), n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.] 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fog bank — fog banks N COUNT A fog bank is an area of thick fog, especially at sea …   English dictionary

  • fog bank — fog ,bank noun count a large area of thick fog in one place, especially at sea …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fog bank — fog′ bank n. mer a stratum of fog as seen from a distance • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • fog bank — n. a dense mass of fog as seen from a distance, usually at sea …   English World dictionary

  • fog bank — a stratum of fog as seen from a distance. [1650 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • fog bank — noun a dense mass of fog, especially at sea …   English new terms dictionary

  • Fog — (f[o^]g), n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.] 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fog alarm — Fog Fog (f[o^]g), n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.] 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fog bell — Fog Fog (f[o^]g), n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.] 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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