fogbound
adjective Date: 1814 1. unable to move because of fog <
a fogbound ship
>
2. covered by fog <
a fogbound coast
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fogbound — [[t]fɒ̱gbaʊnd[/t]] also fog bound ADJ If you are fogbound in a place or if the place is fogbound, thick fog makes it dangerous or impossible to go anywhere. He was fog bound at London airport. ...a fogbound motorway …   English dictionary

  • fogbound — fog|bound [ fɔg,baund ] adjective not able to operate normally because of thick FOG: a fogbound airport a. not able to travel because of thick FOG: I m fogbound in Cleveland …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fogbound — UK [ˈfɒɡˌbaʊnd] / US [ˈfɔɡˌbaʊnd] adjective a) not able to operate normally because of thick fog a fogbound airport b) not able to travel because of thick fog I m fogbound at Heathrow at the moment …   English dictionary

  • fogbound — adjective enveloped in fog a fogbound fleet the fogbound city • Similar to: ↑cloudy …   Useful english dictionary

  • fogbound — enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fogbound — fog|bound [ˈfɔgbaund US ˈfa:g , ˈfo:g ] adj unable to travel or work normally because of fog ▪ The airport was fogbound …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fogbound — adjective prevented from travelling or working normally because of fog: Moscow airport was fogbound …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fogbound — /fog bownd , fawg /, adj. Naut. unable to sail or navigate because of heavy fog. [1850 55; FOG1 + BOUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fogbound — adjective enveloped in fog to such an extent that movement is dangerous or impossible …   Wiktionary

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