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fog·bound

 (fôg′bound′, fŏg′-)
adj.
1. Immobilized by heavy fog: a fogbound fleet.
2. Enveloped or obscured by fog: fogbound cliffs.
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fogbound

(ˈfɒɡˌbaʊnd)
adj
1. prevented from operation by fog: the airport was fogbound.
2. obscured by or enveloped in fog: the skyscraper was fogbound.
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fog•bound

(ˈfɒgˌbaʊnd, ˈfɔg-)

adj.
1. unable to sail or navigate because of heavy fog.
2. enveloped or obscured by fog.
[1850–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fogbound - enveloped in fog; "a fogbound fleet"; "the fogbound city"
cloudy - full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
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Translations

fogbound

[ˈfɒgbaʊnd] ADJinmovilizado por la niebla
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

fogbound

[ˈfɒgbaʊnd] adjbloqué(e) par le brouillard
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fogbound

[ˈfɒgˌbaʊnd] adjfermo/a a causa della nebbia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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I was fogbound, unable to sail or navigate, unmoored but not moving.
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In this manner, she both continues and subverts the masculine tradition of a Gothic London, replacing the fogbound city of archetypal ghouls and madmen with a Gothic tradition rooted in the private and the female, one in which "used-up," marginalized women and the ghosts of past selves haunt London's streets eternally.