fog up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fog up get foggy "The windshield fogged up"
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Usage

In literature:

The fog had become less dense, or else the resin torches which flared up all about them cleared the air.
"Studies in love and in terror" by Marie Belloc Lowndes
What is to become of Dolly, shut up here in smoke and fog?
"The End of a Coil" by Susan Warner
We drove up to some dwelling enveloped in fog, and we were left in the cab for nearly half an hour, while our secretary went in.
"Mugby Junction" by Charles Dickens
And then I catches him up in the fog, follerin' by the sound.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
Jason shook the fog from his head and worked up some speed himself.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
If the fog isn't too thick we may be able to take up a position where we can at least observe her dimly.
"The Motor Boat Club and The Wireless" by H. Irving Hancock
She was up and sitting by the window gazing at the fog.
"The School Queens" by L. T. Meade
And as she burst, a steam rose up out of her, and turned to fog, which still floats about to this day among the hills.
"Eskimo Folktales" by Unknown
Then how she snatched up her satchel and ran through rain, or snow, or fog, or scorching sunshine!
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
Over the swamp a few stray fingers of fog were curling up from the water.
"Poisoned Air" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
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In poetry:

And, sure enough, he did! He was so drowsy,
And fogs so veiled the sun,
That, whetting up a huge, broad-bladed dagger,
He slew them, every one.
"Hop-O-My-Thumb" by Clara Doty Bates
Come through the gloom of clouded skies,
The slow dim rain and fog athwart;
Through east winds keen with wrong and lies
Come and lift up my hopeless heart.
"A Winter Prayer" by George MacDonald
Then a woman, with twins in her apron
And breath like a fog - only stronger
Rushed up to the bride and bitterly cried
“I can’t keep it up any longer.”
"The Wedding That Never Was" by Billy Bennett
Till one night, when the sea-fog wrapped a shroud
Round spar and spire and tarn and tree,
Her soul went up on that lifted cloud
From this sad old house by the sea.
"A Newport Romance" by Francis Bret Harte
A yacht from its harbor ropes pulled free,
And leaped like a steed o'er the race track blue,
Then up behind her, the dust of the sea,
A gray fog, drifted, and hid her from view.
"A Marine Etching." by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
My night sweats grease his breakfast plate.
The same placard of blue fog is wheeled into position
With the same trees and headstones.
Is that all he can come up with,
The rattler of keys?
"The Jailer" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

Heavy fog is to blame for a massive vehicle pile-up in Texas.
Whenever i remove my regulator and still have my facepiece on it will quickly fog up and i cant see a thing.
Fog and Smog, the collective that released "Whole Foods Parking Lot" last year, has come up with something new to make fun of: cocktail culture.
The upper level low off the northern California coast shifted westward enough to change the winds in that area to the west southwest and that was enough for the coastal fog to form and move up the coast.
My cameras fogged up the first night from the humid summer air.
Patchy morning fog is going to give way to what will be a beautiful day as we finally begin to warm things up.
All we asked of the shades was that they wouldn't fog up, and that they'd keep the sun's glare from scorching our eyes.
Oakland's Main Attrakionz rise up from the fog.
I opened my Galaxy today, reading about the horrific fog-related vehicle pile-up on I-10 out of Houston.
When a hot shower fogs up your bathroom mirror, use the hair dryer to clear it up instantly.
All we asked of the shades was that they wouldn't fog up, and that they'd keep the sun's glare from scorching our eyes .
Mark's Morning Forecast: fog early, clears up later.
Paulsboro train derailment clean-up delayed by heavy morning fog .
I love when you wake up in the morning and see a thick blanket of fog over the area.
You may need to turn on those fog lights on your drive into work this morning, otherwise it's shaping up to be a nice, although humid day at least to start across Northeast Ohio.
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In science:

Along with the dark matter component and perhaps up to a quarter of the galaxian population, these baryons are preferentially situated in (inter-cluster) FOGs.
Pulling out Threads from the Cosmic Tapestry: Defining Filaments of Galaxies
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