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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

Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
Billie Jean King

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

Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.
Rose Kennedy

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

Climate change is real. Climate change is being substantially increased by humans and the carbon we put into the atmosphere. And it appears to be speeding up. If science has made any mistakes, science has been underestimating it.
James Balog
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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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