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  Definition of atmosphere
  1. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate''s headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
  2. the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"
  3. the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body
  4. a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
  5. the weather or climate at some place; "the atmosphere was thick with fog"
  6. a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement"
Similar Words: air, aura, standard atmosphere, atm, standard pressure, atmospheric state, ambiance, ambience

 

Hyponyms: mystique, note, vibrations, airspace, STP, s.t.p., air mass, anticyclone, cyclone, fog, fogginess, murk, murkiness, genius loci, gloom, gloominess, glumness, miasma, spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell, vibe, vibration

 

Part Meronyms: Earth, world, globe

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: atmosferë   Catalan: atmosfera  
Dutch: atmosfeer and sfeer   Esperanto: atmosfero and etoso  
Estonian: atmosfäär   Finnish: ilma and ilmakehä and ilmapiiri  
French: ambiance and atmosphère   German: Atmosphäre  
Hebrew: אווירה and אטמוספרה   Ido: atmosfero  
Indonesian: atmosfer   Interlingua: atmosphera  
Japanese: 雰囲気 and 大気   Lithuanian: atmosfera  
Maltese: atmosfera   Norwegian: atmosfære  
Polish: atmosfera   Portuguese: atmosfera  
Romanian: atmosferă   Russian: атмосфера  
Spanish: atmósfera  
 
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