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sea smoke


steam fog

noun, Meteorology.
fog caused by cold air flowing over a body of comparatively warm water, the vapor condensing in small convective columns near the water surface and giving the appearance of smoke or steam.
Also called sea smoke. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Away in the north there was a dense cloud of spray and sea-smoke, and the wind screamed past the Hut.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson

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