[ dee-fog, -fawg ]
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verb (used with object),de·fogged, de·fog·ging.
  1. to remove the fog or moisture from (a car window, mirror, etc.).

  2. Informal. to make intelligible, specific, or obvious; clarify: In a lengthy interview the mayor defogged the issues in the transit strike.

Origin of defog

First recorded in 1900–05; de- + fog1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023