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.
See also: fog
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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.
Motorway officials said because of intense fog in the Punjab, several flights of private airlines and Pakistan International Airlines were delayed or diverted.
There is dense fog in central Punjab and some parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
However, note also that the occurrence of nocturnal stratus and stratocumulus clouds on clear nights was observed for some of the IOPs and was seen to inhibit the formation or persistence of fog in the valleys.
The drone carries a bottle, filled with chemicals that spreads in the atmosphere, which helps clearing fog in 15 to 20 minutes.
In addition, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast heavy fog in plain areas and upper parts of Sindh today.
Severe fog in China was first reported in a study on the Shanghai-Nanjing expressway [12].
Lovely cold deep fog in Dubai just arrived 19 degrees ....cannot see anything ahead pic.twitter.com/A40z5uGlf5
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.
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.