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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

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

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Virginia Satir

The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.
George Washington

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
Bertrand Russell

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