A mass or layer of suspended water droplets or ice crystals near the surface of the earth, reducing visibility.
From Dan. fog "spray, shower, snowdrift," related to O.N. fok "snow flurry."
Meh "fog" (variants miq, mož, Tabari miyâ, Lori/Laki (kara) mozy, Ossetic mig/megæ), from Mid.Pers. mēq "cloud, mist," Av. mēγa- "cloud;" cf. Skt. meghá- "cloud, overcast weather;" Gk. omikhle "mist;" Lith. miglà "mist, haze;" PIE base *mighlā- "cloud."
Fr.: arc blanc
A large, faintly colored, circular arc formed by light (usually sunlight) falling on cloud or fog. Also called → cloudbow.