fog-bound

fog-bound

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • fog·bound — /ˈfɑːgˌbaʊnd/ adj 1 : unable to move or travel because of fog a fogbound ship fogbound travelers 2 : covered by fog a fogbound coast …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation (FIDO) — (which was sometimes referred to as Fog Intense Dispersal Operation or Fog Intense Dispersal Of ) was a system used for dispersing fog from an airfield so that aircraft could land safely. The device was developed by Arthur Hartley for British RAF …   Wikipedia

  • fog signal — n. a loud low warning sound that can be heard by fog bound ships; a foghorn. Syn: foghorn. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -bound — UK [baʊnd] / US suffix 1) used with some adjectives and nouns, for example place names, to make adjectives describing where someone or something is going a Tokyo bound plane 2) used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that someone is… …   English dictionary

  • fog — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a thick cloud of water droplets or smoke suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth s surface restricting or obscuring visibility. b obscurity in the atmosphere caused by this. 2 Photog. cloudiness on a developed negative… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bound — bound1 [baund] the past tense and past participle of ↑bind bound 2 bound2 W3S2 adj [no comparative] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(likely)¦ 2¦(law/agreement)¦ 3¦(duty)¦ 4¦(travelling towards)¦ 5¦(relationship)¦ 6 be bound up in something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bound — 1 the past tense and past participle of bind 1 2 adjective (no comparative) 1 be bound to to be very likely to do or feel a particular thing: Don t lie to her. She s bound to find out about it. | it is bound to be (=used to say that something… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • -bound — [[t] baʊnd[/t]] 1) COMB in ADJ bound combines with nouns to form adjectives which describe a person who finds it impossible or very difficult to leave the specified place. Andrew has been left wheelchair bound after the accident... I m pretty… …   English dictionary

  • -bound — [ baund ] suffix 1. ) used with some adjectives and nouns, for example place names, to make adjectives describing where someone or something is going: a Tokyo bound plane 2. ) used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that someone is unable …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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