fog
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fog(
fag
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weather)
a. la niebla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fog was so thick that I couldn't see the buildings across the street.La niebla era tan densa que no podía ver los edificios al otro lado de la calle.
The whole valley was covered in a dense fog.Todo el valle estaba cubierto por una densa niebla.
2. (confusion)
a. la confusión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It was difficult to make out his true meaning through the fog of detail in the text.Era difícil comprender lo que realmente quería decir a través de la confusión de detalles en el texto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to steam up)
a. empañar
When she removed the lid of the pan, the steam fogged her glasses.Cuando quitó la tapa de la olla, el vapor empañó sus gafas.
4. (photography)
a. velar
The light fogged the film because you unloaded it outside the darkroom.La luz veló la película porque la sacaste fuera del cuarto oscuro.
5. (to confuse)
a. nublar
Sleepiness fogged her mind.El sueño le nublaba la mente.
b. enturbiar
Some have used academic language to fog the issue.Algunos han usado lenguaje académico para enturbiar el asunto.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to steam up; used with "up")
a. empañarse
If you spit in your mask, it won't fog up when you dive.Si escupes en las gafas de bucear, no se empañarán cuando bucees.
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fog
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la niebla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
to be in a fogestar hecho(a) un lío
3. (aut)
a.
fog lamp or lightfaro antiniebla
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fog [fɒɡ]
noun
1 (Metal) niebla (f)
2 confusión (f)
to be in a fog estar confundido or desconcertado
he was walking around in a fog
transitive verb
1 (Fot) velar
2 (confuse) [+matter] enredar; complicar; [+person] confundir; ofuscar
to fog the issue complicar el asunto
3 (also fog up) [+spectacles, window] empañar
intransitive verb
(also fog up) empañarse
modifier
fog bank (n) banco (m) de niebla
fog lamp fog light (n) (Aut) faro (m) antiniebla
fog signal (n) aviso (m) de niebla
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "fog"
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fog lamp relay
el relé de faro antiniebla
fog lamp
el faro antiniebla
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