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Etymology 1

Origin uncertain; compare Norwegian fogg.

Noun

Singular
fog

Plural
-

fog (-)
  1. A new growth of grass appearing on a field that has been mowed or grazed.
  2. Tall and decaying grass left standing after the cutting or grazing season.
  3. (Scotland) Moss.
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Etymology 2

Origin uncertain; perhaps a back-formation from foggy.

Noun

Singular
fog

Plural
fogs

fog (fogs)
  1. (uncountable) A thick cloud that forms near the ground; the obscurity of such a cloud.
  2. (uncountable) A mist or film clouding a surface.
  3. A state of mind characterized by lethargy and confusion.
    He did so many drugs, he was still in a fog three months after going through detox.
  4. (photography) A silver deposit or other blur on a negative or developed photographic image.
Usage notes
  • To count sense thick cloud, bank of fog is usually used.
  • To count sense clouding a surface, foggy patch is usually used.
Synonyms
  • (cloud that forms at a low altitude and obscures vision): mist, haze
  • (mist or film clouding a surface): steam
  • (state of mind characterized by lethargy and confusion): daze, haze
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Verb

Infinitive
to fog

Third person singular
fog

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
g

to fog (third-person singular simple present fog, present participle g, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (intransitive) To become covered with or as if with fog.
  2. (intransitive) To become obscured in condensation or water.
    The mirror fogged every time he showered.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To become dim or obscure.
  4. (transitive) To cover with or as if with fog.
  5. (transitive) To obscure in condensation or water.
  6. (transitive) To make confusing or obscure.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To make dim or obscure.
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References

  • "fog" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

fog” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Hungarian

Noun

fog (plural fogak)

  1. A tooth; a cog: a hard, calcareous structure present in the mouth of many vertebrate animals, generally used for eating.
    Ez a fog lyukas. (This tooth has a cavity.)
  2. A sharp projection on a saw or similar implement.
    Az egyik foga hiányzik a fűrésznek. (One of the saw’s teeth is missing.)
  3. A projection on the edge of a gear that meshes with the teeth of adjacent gears or on the circumference of a cog that engages with a chain.
    Egy átlagos hegyikerékpár hátsó fogaskerekein rendre 11, 13, 15, 18, 21, 24, 34 fogak vannak. (There are 11, 13, 15, 18, 21, 24 and 34 teeth on a standard mountainbike's rear sprockets.)

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Verb

fog

  1. hold
    A fiú egy almát fog a kezében. (The boy is holding an apple in his hand.)
  2. catch
    A macska egeret fogott. (The cat caught a mouse.)
  3. take
    Fogta a pénzt és elment. (He took the money and left.)
  4. receive
    Nem tudom fogni az adást a tv-ben. (I can’t receive signals on the TV.)
  5. Shall/will (indicating future tense)
    Esni fog. (It will be raining.)

Conjugation


Swedish

Noun

fog n. (not commonly inflected)

  1. Valid cause, valid reason.
    Hon har fog för sin oro.
    "She has reason to be worried."
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Appropriate manner to proceed.

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Noun

fog c.

Inflection for fog Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fog fogen fogar fogarna
Genitive fogs fogens fogars fogarnas
  1. joint, seam
    Fogarna mellan kakelplattorna hade blivit missfärgade med åren.
    "The joints between the glazed tiles had become discoloured with the years."

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