Definition of fogbow in English:

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fogbow

Pronunciation: /ˈfôɡˌbō/ /ˈfäɡ-/

noun

A phenomenon similar to a rainbow, produced by sunlight shining on fog.
Example sentences
  • Lunar rainbows, cloudbows and fogbows are similar to rainbows but are generally much fainter.
  • About 10 days later I documented a natural fogbow in sunlight from the laboratory, through a polarizer.
  • The smallness of the drops explains the frequent appearance of the fogbow in connection with the glory.

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Syllabification: fog·bow

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