Fog (?), n. (Photog.)
Cloudiness or partial opacity of those parts of a developed film
or a photograph which should be clear.
Fog, v. t. (Photog.) To
render semiopaque or cloudy, as a negative film, by exposure to stray
light, too long an exposure to the developer, etc.
Fog v. i. [Etymol. uncertain.] To
practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog. [Obs.]
Where wouldst thou fog to get a fee?
Fog (?), v. i. (Photog.) To
show indistinctly or become indistinct, as the picture on a negative
sometimes does in the process of development.
Fog (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Fogged (#); p. pr. & vb. n.
Fogging (#).] To envelop, as with fog; to befog; to
overcast; to darken; to obscure.
Fog n. [Dan. sneefog snow
falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok
spray, snowdrift, fjūk snowstorm, fjūka to
drift.] 1. 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.
2. A state of mental confusion.
Fog alarm, Fog bell,
Fog horn, etc., a bell, horn, whistle or other
contrivance that sounds an alarm, often automatically, near places of
danger where visible signals would be hidden in thick weather. -
- Fog bank, a mass of fog resting upon the sea,
and resembling distant land. -- Fog ring,
a bank of fog arranged in a circular form, -- often seen on the
coast of Newfoundland.
Fog (fŏg), n. [Cf. Scot.
fog, fouge, moss, foggage rank grass, LL.
fogagium, W. ffwg dry grass.] (Agric.)
(a) A second growth of grass; aftergrass.
(b) Dead or decaying grass remaining on land
through the winter; -- called also foggage. [Prov.Eng.]
Halliwell. Sometimes called, in New England, old tore.
In Scotland, fog is a general name for moss.
Fog v. t. (Agric.) To
pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off the fog