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  • n. The outlet at the end of a hose which is designed to atomize, spray, or mist the contents flowing through the hose. Typical use includes gaseous materials such as nitrous oxide in automotive applications, as well as fuels for turbine engines.
  • n. One who fogs; a pettifogger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who fogs; a pettifogger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A huckster.
  • n. A cheat; one who engages in mean or disreputable practices or professional arts for gain, especially in the practice of law; a pettifogger.
  • n. A groom or man-servant.
  • n. In England, a farm-laborer who fodders cattle and carries out the hay in the morning and evening.
  • n. A man who, in foggy or snowy weather, places detonators on a railroad-track to apprise the engine-driver of the position of a signal or switch.


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  • These days, he said, many of the calls he gets from people disturbed by fogger trucks or spraying aircraft come from tourists visiting the beach resorts.

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  • I taught briefly in a public high school and would have loved to have set up a Ritalin fogger in my classroom.

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  • She and her husband used nine cans of insecticide fogger one day, then the same amount two days later, without opening doors and windows to air out their home afterward.

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  • “Whereas he used to rare sic back and power the ball right past the batters, Bob now uses his ‘fogger’ on special occasions to get out of jams,” Ray wrote.

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  • They put the fogger in their boat when the wind is just right and drive across one side of the swamp.

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  • The pestilential death spreading over the land at Passover was hot oil in a conventional fogger with green vegetable dye for color.

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  • I think what fogger is trying to say here is that he likes to foam into his coffee on the down low, you know, a little santorum gives it that trollish flavor.

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  • The researchers found that toxic chlorpyrifos residue from a pesticide "" bomb '' collected on toys for days, even when fans had been turned on with windows open for several hours after the fogger went off.

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