fog horn


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  • Fog horn — Fog Fog (f[o^]g), n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.] 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fog|horn — «FOG HRN, FG », noun. 1. a horn or other device that warns ships in foggy weather. 2. a large, harsh voice …   Useful english dictionary

  • fog-horn n — If tin whistles are made out of tin, what do they make fog horns out of? …   English expressions

  • fog·horn — /ˈfɑːgˌhoɚn/ noun, pl horns [count] : a horn on a boat, ship, etc., that makes a loud, deep sound and is used in foggy weather to warn nearby ships often used figuratively to describe someone with a very loud voice He has a foghorn voice. [=a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Fog Horn — is a 1951 science fiction short story by Ray Bradbury, and the first in his collection The Golden Apples of the Sun . The story was the basis for the 1953 film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms .Plot summaryThe plot follows Johnny, the protagonist… …   Wikipedia

  • The Fog Horn & Other Stories — Infobox Book | name = The Fog Horn Other Stories title orig = translator = image caption = author = Ray Bradbury illustrator = cover artist = country = Japan language = English series = subject = genre = Science fiction, fantasy, horror short… …   Wikipedia

  • The Fog Horn and Other Stories — Infobox Book | name = The Fog Horn and Other Stories title orig = translator = image caption = author = Ray Bradbury illustrator = cover artist = country = Japan language = English series = subject = genre = Science fiction, fantasy, horror short …   Wikipedia

  • Fog — (f[o^]g), n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.] 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fog alarm — Fog Fog (f[o^]g), n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.] 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fog bank — Fog Fog (f[o^]g), n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.] 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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