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Synonyms for fog

Synonyms for fog

a thick, heavy atmospheric condition offering reduced visibility because of the presence of suspended particles

Synonyms for fog

droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground

an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance

confusion characterized by lack of clarity

make less visible or unclear

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UK coastal dwellers will be familiar with advection fog, which is a common feature of spring weather.
(2) Its humidity precipitates out as a low, stratified fog layer (advection fog) on top of the coastal water.
The approach has been outlined previously.[8] For example, taking a fairly severe fog condition, CAT II advection fog at the lower limit of visibility and at a temperature of 20 [degrees] K and considering 35 GHz radiation, the extinction coefficient is 0.044 (1/km) due to the saturated atmosphere and 0.005 (1/km) due to the condensed fog droplets.
Advection fog is another type of fog that forms due to warm, humid air moving over a cold surface.
Among the five simulated events, two will be discussed here in detail (Section 4): one winter case of radiative fog (23/12/2012) and one summer case of advection fog (18/07/2013).
This is called advection fog. Expect to see it sometimes when flying to places along the Gulf Coast or the West Coast.