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  • n. Plural form of fogbank.

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Examples

  • It is the dog days of August, the time when you meander through the fogbanks in the back of your mind and pull out little, inconsequentially juicy thoughts.

    Squash: Society and Style

  • I hope those are snow clouds I see coming from the west, and not more gloomy fogbanks.

    View from the Northern Border

  • And I can expect it to be 40 sometime next week, and gray fogbanks all over again... this is the weather, though, that people travel for miles and miles to the Bay Area to see.

    The WritingYA Weblog: The Scrotum Screed, or Much Ado About A Word

  • They're going to hit and run out of the fogbanks because they know what's inside them.

    Sun of Suns

  • A holo generator was necessary to give the ship the illusion of a suitably historical appearance, or at least obscure her with shifting fogbanks, in any era she might cross.

    The Life of the World to Come

  • He knew he could neither fight nor outrun the SCHARNHORST, but there were sheltering icebergs and fogbanks nearby and, while there remained even one chance in a thousand he was determined to take it.

    The Lonely Sea

  • They left the moorage as soon as it was light, while the yellow water was still mostly buried in cotton wool fogbanks.

    The Golden Torc

  • One Nieuwentiit, a dweller in intellectual fogbanks, who had distinguished himself by proving the existence of the Deity in one of his works, made about this time what he doubtless considered a second discovery.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 20, June, 1859

  • Who reads carefully will remember many fine lines; who reads only once will be as one lost in sun-filled fog like that of "A E. 's" own Irish mountains, but he should be patient, he should wait and look again and again, and finally he will see, even if earth be still dimmed with fogbanks, much of the heavens, free of fog, and radiant with cold white light.

    Irish Plays and Playwrights

  • Day came swiftly, and before the train reached the city the sun was up in smiling splendor, melting the pale fogbanks of the Danube valley beneath its golden glow.

    The Secret Witness

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