Definitions for atmosphere

Definitions for (noun) atmosphere

Main entry: atmosphere, aura, air

Definition: a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing

Usage: an air of mystery; the house had a neglected air; an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters; the place had an aura of romance

Main entry: atmosphere, air

Definition: the mass of air surrounding the Earth

Usage: there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere; it was exposed to the air

Main entry: atmosphere

Definition: the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body

Main entry: standard atmosphere, standard pressure, atm, atmosphere

Definition: a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade

Main entry: atmosphere, atmospheric state

Definition: the weather or climate at some place

Usage: the atmosphere was thick with fog

Main entry: ambiance, ambience, atmosphere

Definition: a particular environment or surrounding influence

Usage: there was an atmosphere of excitement

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