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Cloudy vs. Fog

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Cloudyadjective

Covered with or characterised by clouds; overcast.

Fognoun

(uncountable) A thick cloud that forms near the ground; the obscurity of such a cloud.

Cloudyadjective

Not transparent or clear.

Fognoun

(uncountable) A mist or film clouding a surface.

Cloudyadjective

Uncertain; unclear.

Fognoun

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.’;

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Cloudyadjective

Using or relating to cloud computing.

‘a cloudy infrastructure’;

Fognoun

(photography) A silver deposit or other blur on a negative or developed photographic image.

Cloudyadjective

shady; sketchy; suspicious

Fognoun

(computer graphics) Distance fog.

Cloudyadjective

Overcast or obscured with clouds; clouded; as, a cloudy sky.

Fognoun

A new growth of grass appearing on a field that has been mowed or grazed.

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Cloudyadjective

Consisting of a cloud or clouds.

‘As Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended.’;

Fognoun

Tall and decaying grass left standing after the cutting or grazing season; foggage.

Cloudyadjective

Indicating gloom, anxiety, sullenness, or ill-nature; not open or cheerful.

Fognoun

(Scotland) Moss.

Cloudyadjective

Confused; indistinct; obscure; dark.

‘Cloudy and confused notions of things.’;

Fogverb

(intransitive) To become covered with or as if with fog.

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Cloudyadjective

Lacking clearness, brightness, or luster.

Fogverb

(intransitive) To become obscured in condensation or water.

‘The mirror fogged every time he showered.’;

Cloudyadjective

Marked with veins or sports of dark or various hues, as marble.

Fogverb

To become dim or obscure.

Cloudyadjective

lacking definite form or limits;

‘gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion’; ‘nebulous distinction between pride and conceit’;

Fogverb

(transitive) To cover with or as if with fog.

Cloudyadjective

(of especially liquids) clouded as with sediment;

‘a cloudy liquid’; ‘muddy coffee’; ‘murky waters’;

Fogverb

(transitive) To disperse insecticide into (a forest canopy) so as to collect organisms.

Cloudyadjective

full of or covered with clouds;

‘cloudy skies’;

Fogverb

(transitive) To obscure in condensation or water.

Fogverb

(transitive) To make confusing or obscure.

Fogverb

To make dim or obscure.

Fogverb

To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog.

Fogverb

(transitive) To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off the fog from.

Fogverb

(intransitive) To become covered with the kind of grass called fog.

Fognoun

A second growth of grass; aftergrass.

Fognoun

Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It differs from cloud only in being near the ground, and from mist in not approaching so nearly to fine rain. See Cloud.

Fognoun

A state of mental confusion.

Fognoun

Cloudiness or partial opacity of those parts of a developed film or a photograph which should be clear.

Fogverb

To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off the fog from.

Fogverb

To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog.

‘Where wouldst thou fog to get a fee?’;

Fogverb

To envelop, as with fog; to befog; to overcast; to darken; to obscure.

Fogverb

To render semiopaque or cloudy, as a negative film, by exposure to stray light, too long an exposure to the developer, etc.

Fogverb

To show indistinctly or become indistinct, as the picture on a negative sometimes does in the process of development.

Fognoun

droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground

Fognoun

an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance

Fognoun

confusion characterized by lack of clarity

Fogverb

make less visible or unclear;

‘The stars are obscured by the clouds’;

Fognoun

a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface which obscures or restricts visibility (to a greater extent than mist; strictly, reducing visibility to below 1 km)

‘the collision occurred in thick fog’;

Fognoun

an opaque mass of particles in the air

‘a whirling fog of dust’;

Fognoun

cloudiness which obscures the image on a developed negative or print.

Fognoun

a state or cause of perplexity or confusion

‘the coffee helped clear the fog in my brain’;

Fognoun

the grass which grows in a field after a crop of hay has been taken.

Fognoun

long grass left standing in a pasture and used as winter grazing.

Fogverb

(with reference to a glass surface) cover or become covered with steam

‘the windscreen was starting to fog up’; ‘hot steam drifted about her, fogging up the window’;

Fogverb

make (a film, negative, or print) obscure or cloudy.

Fogverb

bewilder or puzzle

‘she stared at him, confusion fogging her brain’;

Fogverb

make (an idea or situation) difficult to understand

‘the government has been fogging the issue’;

Fogverb

spray with an insecticide.

Fog

Fog is a visible aerosol consisting of tiny water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface. Fog can be considered a type of low-lying cloud usually resembling stratus, and is heavily influenced by nearby bodies of water, topography, and wind conditions.

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