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English noun: fog

1. fog (phenomenon) droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground


Broader (hypernym)aerosol


Narrower (hyponym)fogbank, ice fog, mist, pea soup, pea-souper, pogonip

2. fog (state) an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance


Synonymsfogginess, murk, murkiness


Broader (hypernym)atmosphere, atmospheric state


Narrower (hyponym)fug

3. fog (cognition) confusion characterized by lack of clarity


Synonymsdaze, haze


Broader (hypernym)confusedness, confusion, disarray, mental confusion, muddiness


English verb: fog

1. fog (perception) make less visible or unclear


SamplesThe stars are obscured by the clouds.
The big elm tree obscures our view of the valley.


Synonymsbecloud, befog, cloud, haze over, mist, obnubilate, obscure


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide


Narrower (hyponym)overshadow









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