Fogbow
Fogbow Fog"bow`, n. A nebulous arch, or bow, of white or yellowish light sometimes seen in fog, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fogbow — [fôg′bō΄, fäg′bō΄] n. a phenomenon like a white or slightly tinted rainbow, sometimes seen in a fog …   English World dictionary

  • Fogbow — Arc blanc Un arc blanc, une anthélie et spectre de Brocken observés sur le Golden Gate Bridge de San Francisco. Un arc blanc ou fog bow en anglais est un phénomène lumineux météorologique. Sur les collines, les montagnes et les brumes froides de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fogbow — noun Date: 1831 a nebulous arc or circle of white or yellowish light sometimes seen in fog …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fogbow — /fog boh , fawg /, n. a bow, arc, or circle of white or yellowish hue seen in or against a fog bank; a rainbow formed by fog droplets. Also called mistbow, seadog, white rainbow. [1825 35; FOG1 + (RAIN)BOW] * * * …   Universalium

  • fogbow — noun A white arc or circle, similar to a rainbow, which can appear in the sky in foggy conditions as sunlight passes through small airborne water droplets …   Wiktionary

  • fogbow —    see Ulloa circle …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • fogbow — n. seadog, dim arc of light seen in fog across the sun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fogbow — fog·bow …   English syllables

  • fogbow — fog•bow [[t]ˈfɒgˌboʊ, ˈfɔg [/t]] n. mer a bow or arc of white or yellowish hue seen in or against a fog bank; a rainbow formed by fog droplets • Etymology: 1825–35; fog+ (rain) bow …   From formal English to slang

  • fogbow — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌbō noun : a nebulous arc or circle of white or yellowish light sometimes seen in a fogbank called also fogdog, fogeater, seadog …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”