ground fog

ground fog
noun
: fog extending only a few feet from the ground; specifically : one not exceeding the height of a man

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1. a low, often dense fog, esp. one through which the sky and clouds above can be seen.

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ground fog,
a low fog, usually below 100 feet, that occurs early in the morning as a result of the cooling of the earth's surface and the lower air at night.

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