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fog
American English: /fɔɡ/
, /fɑɡ/
British English: /fɒɡ/

Translation of fog in Spanish:

noun

uncountable and countable
  • 1 (Meteorology) to be in a fogI'm still in a fog about what he meant
    sigo sin entender lo que quiso decir
    since he was fired, he's been walking around in a fog (US)
    desde que lo despidieron anda como un zombi or como atontado
    Example sentences
    • Thick fog had reduced visibility, causing the Glanmire to plough into Black Carr Rock.
    • Police said it was raining at the time of the crash and that low cloud and dense fog reduced visibility.
    • Rain, heavy cloud cover and thick fog in the area had prompted Albania's prime minister, Fatos Nano, to cancel his own flight to the conference.
    Example sentences
    • In the auditorium eons of dust collected in the pale green stage curtain, sending up a billowing fog of allergens each time the folds were drawn or opened.
    • A billowing fog of chill air poured out of the door and swirled around Cane's arms and legs as he heedlessly strode forward.
    • Soon, up the street, I saw the swirling masses, vaguely in the fog of the gasses.
  • 2 (Photography)
    Example sentences
    • Although it is possible to print through the fog, graininess is increased by developer induced base fog.
    • Restrainers both slow the rate of development and prevent unwanted fog.
    • The image is fairly decent, the full screen transfer suffering from a little-too-soon cosmetic soft focus and fog.

transitive verb present participle fogging past tense, past participle fogged

  • 1 (mist over)
    (mirror/glass/window)
    empañar
    Example sentences
    • Solastian was half-asleep now and leaning against the door window, eyes half-closed and unfocused and breath fogging up the glass.
    • In a flash, Bryn's snout was inches from Zion's nose; his hot, steamy breath fogging up the glasses perched there.
    • After feeling weirded out for a few minutes, she noticed the steam fogging up the mirror.
  • 2 (Photography)
    (film/print)
    velar
    Example sentences
    • This will eliminate reflections from the backing material that can fog the film.
    • When the buildup is sufficient, a spark may flash inside your camera, fogging the film.
    • First, the black - and-white latent image is developed and then the rest of the unexposed material is chemically fogged.

intransitive verb present participle fogging past tense, past participle fogged

  • 1
    also: fog up fog over
    (glasses/mirror)
    empañarse
  • 2
    (print/film)
    velarse
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