Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fog occurring near the coast, extending only a mile or two inland, produced by the mixture of a current of cold air with the warmer saturated air over the sea.

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Examples

  • It was a dizzying thought—that down there, beyond the misty haze of the sea-fog, through the leaves of the cedar trees, the ball might be shining under the water of the bay….

    Blood Ninja II

  • It was a dizzying thought—that down there, beyond the misty haze of the sea-fog, through the leaves of the cedar trees, the ball might be shining under the water of the bay….

    Blood Ninja II

  • It was a dizzying thought—that down there, beyond the misty haze of the sea-fog, through the leaves of the cedar trees, the ball might be shining under the water of the bay….

    Blood Ninja II

  • And remember in your playing, as the sea-fog rolls to you,

    A Child's Garden of Verses

  • No sea-fog; no chilling damp: mistless as noon, and fresh as morning.

    Villette

  • Todhunter dashed down his window with violence, and the man in the high hat melted into the sea-fog again.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • Then came another rush of sea-fog, greater than any hitherto, a mass of dank mist, which seemed to close on all things like a gray pall, and left available to men only the organ of hearing, for the roar of the tempest, and the crash of the thunder, and the booming of the mighty billows came through the damp oblivion even louder than before.

    Dracula

  • During the night a thick sea-fog came on, and it was only now and then that we could see the Barrier over our heads.

    The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian antarctic expedition in the 'Fram', 1910 to 1912

  • To add to the difficulties and dangers of the time, masses of sea-fog came drifting inland.

    Dracula

  • Todhunter dashed down his window with violence, and the man in the high hat melted into the sea-fog again.

    The Complete Father Brown

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