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  • n. Plural form of fog.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fog.


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  • He carried with him a healthful mental breeze that has cleared the fogs from the brain of many a young student.

    The Congress of Women: Held in the Woman's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, U. S. A., 1893, With Portraits, Biographies and Addresses

  • The fogs were the worst in at least fifty years, but temperatures were significantly higher than normal, generally in the 30–40 Fahrenheit degree range during the day, 30 degrees warmer than during the numbing winter of 1947.

    Daring Young Men

  • And where they were situated, sheltered behind Sonoma Mountain, the fogs were almost invariably high fogs.

    Chapter 18

  • The fogs were a protection from prying vessels, but the calms proved to be an unmitigated nuisance.

    Ralph Granger's Fortunes

  • Indeed, could we not hear her joining in as we talked, and good naturedly grumbling that if we couldn't have that kind of fogs, why then we ought to get close in shore among the crabs and the sand-fiddlers, where the big boats could not come; or else go into a quiet little creek with a sleepy little houseboat.

    Virginia: the Old Dominion

  • Their lies are so cynical and downright evil that their cloud of stench fogs out the REAL ISSUE.

    Google backs up DNC after GOP claims of Goldman conspiracy

  • As for weather between these two places; when the weather is good in the winter in San Cristóbal it is splendid - crystal clear air at 7,000 feet and beautiful blue skies after morning valley fogs with mid-day temperatures normally in the 70s or low 80s +in the sun.

    Pedestrian Friendly?

  • As we followed it north we began to encounter the dreaded sea-fogs.

    Chapter 18

  • The redwood canyons and great cliffs of the Santa Lucia Mountains fascinated Saxon; but she remembered what Hafler had told her of the summer fogs which hid the sun sometimes for a week or two at a time, and which lingered for months.


  • Back in 2006, while participating in the NEWBLOOD exhibition organized by the Portuguese Architects Guild, our office stated that our approach to work was one where we attempt to voluntarily un-focus or blur the image of a building and instead imagine we are designing fogs.

    Carla Leitao: Cloud Architecture


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