HyperDic: atmosphere

English > 6 senses of the word atmosphere:
NOUNstateatmosphere, ambiance, ambiencea particular environment or surrounding influence
quantityatmosphere, standard atmosphere, atm, standard pressurea unit of pressure
locationatmosphere, airthe mass of air surrounding the Earth
stateatmosphere, atmospheric statethe weather or climate at some place
objectatmospherethe envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body
attributeatmosphere, air, auraa distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
atmosphere > pronunciation
Soundsae'tmahsfih.r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > atmosphere: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA particular environment or surrounding influence.
Example"there was an atmosphere of excitement"
Synonymsambiance, ambience
Narrowergenius lociThe special atmosphere of a place
gloom, gloominess, glumnessAn atmosphere of depression and melancholy
miasma, miasmAn unwholesome atmosphere
spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smellThe general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishambiente, atmosfera, atmósfera
Catalanambient, atmosfera
English > atmosphere: 6 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade.
Synonymsstandard atmosphere, atm, standard pressure
NarrowerSTP, s.t.p.standard ... / standard temperature and pressure
Broaderpressure unitA unit measuring force per unit area
Spanishatm
Catalanatm, atmosfera
English > atmosphere: 6 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe mass of air surrounding the Earth.
Example"there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"
Synonymair
Part ofEarth, earth, world, globeThe 3rd planet from the sun
Partsairspace, air spaceThe space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth
ionosphereThe outer region of the Earth's atmosphere
NarrowerairspaceThe atmosphere above a nation that is deemed to be under its jurisdiction
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishaire, atmosfera, atmósfera
Catalanaire, atmosfera
Adjectivesatmospheric, atmosphericalrelating to or located in the atmosphere
English > atmosphere: 6 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningThe weather or climate at some place.
Example"the atmosphere was thick with fog"
Synonymatmospheric state
Narrowerair massA large body of air with uniform / uniform characteristics / characteristics horizontally
anticyclone(meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high pressure center
cyclone(meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low pressure center
fog, fogginess, murk, murkinessAn atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
Broaderweather, weather condition, conditions, atmospheric conditionThe atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
Spanishambiente, atmosfera, atmósfera, clima, estado atmosférico
Catalanambient, atmosfera, estat atmosfèric
Adjectivesatmosphericrelating to or located in the atmosphere
English > atmosphere: 6 senses > noun 5, object
MeaningThe envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body.
PartsexosphereThe outermost atmospheric layer
mesosphereThe atmospheric layer between the stratosphere and the thermosphere
stratosphereThe atmospheric layer between the troposphere and the mesosphere
thermosphereThe atmospheric layer between the mesosphere and the exosphere
troposphereThe lowest atmospheric layer
NarrowerskyThe atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
BroadergasA fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
Spanishaire, atmosfera, atmósfera
Catalanatmosfera
Adjectivesatmospheric, atmosphericalrelating to or located in the atmosphere
English > atmosphere: 6 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningA distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing.
Example "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"
Synonymsair, aura
NarrowermystiqueAn aura of heightened value or interest or meaning surrounding a person or thing
noteA characteristic emotional quality
vibration, vibeA distinctive emotional aura experienced instinctively
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Spanishaire, aura
Catalanaire, aura

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