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Definition of Atmosphere

Atmosphere
Atmosphere At"mos*phere, n. [Gr. ? vapor (akin to Skr. [=a]tman breath, soul, G. athem breath) + ? sphere: cf. F. atmosph[`e]re. See Sphere.] 1. (Physics) (a) The whole mass of a["e]riform fluid surrounding the earth; -- applied also to the gaseous envelope of any celestial orb, or other body; as, the atmosphere of Mars. (b) Any gaseous envelope or medium. An atmosphere of cold oxygen. --Miller. 2. A supposed medium around various bodies; as, electrical atmosphere, a medium formerly supposed to surround electrical bodies. --Franklin. 3. The pressure or weight of the air at the sea level, on a unit of surface, or about 14.7 Ibs. to the sq. inch. Hydrogen was liquefied under a pressure of 650 atmospheres. --Lubbock. 4. Any surrounding or pervading influence or condition. The chillest of social atmospheres. --Hawthorne. 5. The portion of air in any locality, or affected by a special physical or sanitary condition; as, the atmosphere of the room; a moist or noxious atmosphere.

Meaning of Atmosphere from wikipedia

- An atmosphere (from Ancient Gr**** ἀτμός (atmós) 'vapour, steam', and σφαῖρα (sphaîra) 'sphere') is a layer of gas or layers of gases that envelope a planet...
- The atmosphere of Earth, commonly known as air, is the layer of gases retained by Earth's gravity that surrounds the planet and forms its planetary atmosphere...
- layer. Saturn has a pale yellow hue due to ammonia crystals in its upper atmosphere. An electrical current within the metallic hydrogen layer is thought to...
- "photosphere" and "atmosphere": Photosphere – the deepest part of the Sun which we can directly observe with visible light. Atmosphere – a gaseous "halo"...
- Extraterrestrial atmospheres Stellar atmosphere Atmosphere (music group), an American hip-hop duo from Minnesota Atmosphere (Polish band) Atmosphere (Atmosphere album)...
- because its greater m**** causes more gravitational compression of its atmosphere. It is referred to as one of the solar system's two ice giant planets...
- The standard atmosphere (symbol: atm) is a unit of pressure defined as 101325 Pa. It is sometimes used as a reference pressure or standard pressure. It...
- from a planet's host star goes through its atmosphere and warms the planet's surface, but the atmosphere prevents the heat from returning directly to...
- discography of Atmosphere, a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based underground hip hop group formed in 1996. Between major releases, Atmosphere has released various...
- The atmosphere of the Moon is a very scant presence of gases surrounding the Moon. For most practical purposes, the Moon is considered to be surrounded...