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fogbow

[′fäg‚bō]
(optics)
A faintly colored circular arc similar to a rainbow but formed on fog layers containing drops whose diameters are of the order of 100 micrometers or less. Also known as false white rainbow; mistbow; white rainbow.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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