fog bank

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fog bank

a distinct mass of fog, esp at sea
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But the problem is, people are seeing well and suddenly they're in a fog bank."
All of these play out in images so pale and seemingly ephemeral as to feel like pictures we're trying perpetually to drag into cognition and hold onto or like points of view th at focus in fleeting moments of clarity among the fog banks in our heads.
Fog banks would form up just off shore and slowly roll in to shut down the field with zero-zero visibility by 2230 or so.
Moving north out of Halifax into the Strait of Belle Isle and Davis Strait with ten scientists aboard and 80 tons of coal for the RCMP station at Alexandra Fiord, she ran into dense fog banks. Icebergs and bergy bits - fragments usually not more than 15 feet high and 30 feet across -- drifted past ominously in the gloom.
The Library is most striking when seen in strong sunlight, but is also quite mysterious when seen in the shadowless light from the fog banks that often envelop the Southern California coast in the summer.
All night the sea and its fog banks and her irrascible footsteps against the pock- marked wood until it was impossible to strip ourselves naked because all those faces of Menchu and her tribe of sisters intervened in our body and I could not wind your loose hair making it a tangled forest across my face.