fog in

fog in

1. To cover someone or something with fog. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "fog" and "in." As we climbed higher in elevation, the trees were increasingly fogged in.
2. To be forced to stay in a particular place because the outside environment is too foggy. We'll have to fly out tomorrow because today's flight is fogged in.
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fog in

v.
1. To surround something with fog: The descending mists fogged in the little village. The storm clouds fogged us in on the mountaintop. Because the airport was fogged in, all of the flights were canceled.
2. To cause something to be unable to move safely due to fog. Used chiefly in the passive: The airplane was fogged in and could not land.
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References in classic literature ?
Fog in the eyes and throats of ancient Greenwich pensioners, wheezing by the firesides of their wards; fog in the stem and bowl of the afternoon pipe of the wrathful skipper, down in his close cabin; fog cruelly pinching the toes and fingers of his shivering little 'prentice boy on deck.
Gas looming through the fog in divers places in the streets, much as the sun may, from the spongey fields, be seen to loom by husbandman and ploughboy.
Not expecting to come on the enemy down by the stream, and having stumbled on him in the fog, hearing no encouraging word from their commanders, and with a consciousness of being too late spreading through the ranks, and above all being unable to see anything in front or around them in the thick fog, the Russians exchanged shots with the enemy lazily and advanced and again halted, receiving no timely orders from the officers or adjutants who wandered about in the fog in those unknown surroundings unable to find their own regiments.
In addition, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast heavy fog in plain areas and upper parts of Sindh today.
Pargi maintained that fog in the UAE is not as polluted as in many other countries and cities.
I confess to growing a bit weary at each new account focused on describing the fog in terms not remarkably different from earlier descriptions.
ADAS algorithm is used for detecting the presence of fog in images and measure the visibility distance in every circumference and inform the driver about the maximum speed in which they should travel on the given road segment.
Earlier on Tuesday, six people were killed while three sustained injuries in separate road accidents due to fog in parts of Punjab.
It was for the first time that we were witnessing such dense fog in Oman," Nawaz and his friends, all shoppers at the Muttrah Souq, told Times of Oman.
One chart often used by forecasters to anticipate conditions that favor coastal fog in California is the 700 mb chart, which shows conditions at roughly 10,000 feet.
The seminar will discuss uses of fog water, water quality, technology of fog collection, role of fog water in feeding the aquifers particularly coastal aquifers, the role of fog in combating desertification and the role of fog in forest sustainability.
To maintain the uniformity of fog in chamber, an electric fan was used.
Research shows that the occurrence of fog in Delhi has gone up by tenfold in the past half a century.
In addition to its appearance, it differs from radiation fog in that it forms over a water body, whereas radiation fog forms over land.
Oregon's and California's northern coasts and much of western Washington can expect a nation-high 60-plus days of fog in a given year; so can the Appalachian Mountains and parts of New Hampshire and Maine.