from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Immobilized by heavy fog: a fogbound fleet.
  • adj. Enveloped or obscured by fog: fogbound cliffs.

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  • adj. enveloped in fog to such an extent that movement is dangerous or impossible

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  • adj. enveloped in fog


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