fog signal


noun

any of various types of signal used as a warning by vessels navigating in fog or mist.

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Origin of fog signal

First recorded in 1750–60

Words nearby fog signal

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British Dictionary definitions for fog signal

fog signal

noun

a signal used to warn railway engine drivers in fog, consisting of a detonator placed on the line
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