Definition of Atmosphere. Meaning of Atmosphere. Synonyms of Atmosphere

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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 (atmos), meaning 'vapour', and σφαῖρα (sphaira), meaning 'ball' or 'sphere') is a layer or a set of layers of gases...
- The atmosphere of Earth is the layer of gases, commonly known as air, retained by Earth's gravity, surrounding the planet Earth and forming its planetary...
- The atmosphere of Mars is the layer of gases surrounding Mars. It is primarily composed of carbon dioxide (95.32%), molecular nitrogen (2.6%) and argon...
- Extraterrestrial atmospheres Stellar atmosphere Atmosphere (music group), an American hip-hop duo from Minnesota Atmosphere (Polish band) Atmosphere (Atmosphere album)...
- of Earth's atmosphere is composed (by total energy) of about 50% infrared light, 40% visible light, and 10% ultraviolet light. The atmosphere in particular...
- discography of Atmosphere, a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based underground hip hop group formed in 1989. 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...
- Atmosphere is an American hip hop duo from Minneapolis, Minnesota, consisting of rapper Slug (Sean Daley) and DJ/producer Ant (Anthony Davis). Since its...
- because its greater m**** causes more gravitational compression of its atmosphere. Neptune orbits the Sun once every 164.8 years at an average distance...
- Atmosphères is a piece for full orchestra, composed by György Ligeti in 1961. It is noted for eschewing conventional melody and metre in favor of dense...
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