Definition of Atmosphere. Meaning of Atmosphere. Synonyms of Atmosphere
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Definition of Atmosphere
AtmosphereAtmosphere At"mos*phere, n. [Gr. ? vapor (akin to Skr.
[=a]tman breath, soul, G. athem breath) + ? sphere: cf. F.
atmosph[`e]re. See Sphere.]
(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
(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
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
Gr**** ἀτμός (atmos), meaning
'vapour', and σφαῖρα (sphaira), meaning
'ball' or 'sphere') is a layer
or a set of layers
is the layer
of gases, commonly known
as air, that surrounds
the planet Earth
and is retained
by Earth's gravity. The atmosphere
- of Earth's atmosphere
energy) of about
light, 40% visible
light, and 10% ultraviolet
light. The atmosphere
more gravitational compression
of its atmosphere
. Neptune orbits
the Sun once every
164.8 years at an average
- Extraterrestrial atmospheres Stellar atmosphere Atmosphere
(music group), an American
hip-hop duo from Minnesota Atmosphere
(Polish band) Atmosphere
- layer. Saturn
has a pale yellow
hue due to ammonia crystals
in its upper atmosphere
. An electrical current within
the metallic hydrogen layer
- Standard Atmosphere
(ISA) is a static atmospheric model
of how the pressure, temperature, density, and viscosity
of the Earth's atmosphere change
- The standard atmosphere
(symbol: atm) is a unit of pressure defined
as 101325 Pa (1.01325 bar). It is sometimes
used as a reference
- The atmosphere
of Mars is the layer
of gas surrounding
Mars. It is primarily composed
of carbon dioxide
(95.32%), molecular nitrogen
(2.6%) and argon
from a planet's atmosphere warms
the planet's surface
to a temperature above
what it would
. Radiatively active
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