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Definition of "vog" []

  • Air pollution caused by substances (such as sulphur dioxide) emitted by a volcano. (noun)

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Use "vog" in a sentence
  • "(Added: vog is volcanic fog, that is, the murky sulphuric haze burped by the volcano on the Big Island which can get particularly bad when the volcano is actively burping a lot AND when the trade winds, which blow out of the east, aren't blowing the vog west into the Pacific.)"
  • "Kona gets 10 inches of rain a year, but it experiences off-and-on plumes of volcano smoke and fog - called "vog" - that settle along the coast that turn the air into Los Angeles-in-the-tropics."
  • "HONOLULU - A local researcher said what Hawaii residents often call vog is a mix of volcanic ash and pollution. advertisement | The islands have ..."