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Definition of Atmosphere

Atmosphere

  1. The whole mass of aeriform fluid surrounding the earth; -- applied also to the gaseous envelope of any celestial orb, or other body; as, the atmosphere of Mars.
  2. Any gaseous envelope or medium.
  3. A supposed medium around various bodies; as, electrical atmosphere, a medium formerly supposed to surround electrical bodies.
  4. 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.
  5. Any surrounding or pervading influence or condition.
  6. 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.

Atmosphere Quotations

Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles. - Edwin Louis Cole
Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles.
Edwin Louis Cole

It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are... than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.
Henry David Thoreau

I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older, I was like, 'Well no, everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
Ellen DeGeneres

When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.
Gwendolyn Brooks

My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
Arthur Conan Doyle
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Atmosphere Translations

atmosphere in Dutch is lucht, sfeer, dampkring, atmosfeer
atmosphere in Finnish is ilmapiiri
atmosphere in French is ambiance
atmosphere in Italian is atmosfera
atmosphere in Latin is aeris, aer
atmosphere in Portuguese is atmosfera
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