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atmosphere

 
Noun atmosphere has 6 senses
  1. atmosphere, ambiance, ambience - a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement"
    --1 is a kind of condition, status
    --1 has particulars:
     genius loci; gloom, gloominess, glumness; miasma; spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell; vibe, vibration
  2. standard atmosphere, atmosphere, atm, standard pressure - a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
    --2 is a kind of pressure unit
    --2 has particulars: STP, s.t.p.
  3. atmosphere, air - the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"
    --3 is a kind of region, part
    --3 is a part of Earth, world, globe
    --3 has parts: airspace, air space; ionosphere
    --3 has particulars: airspace
  4. atmosphere, atmospheric state - the weather or climate at some place; "the atmosphere was thick with fog"
    --4 is a kind of weather, weather condition, atmospheric condition
    --4 has particulars:
     air mass; anticyclone; cyclone; fog, fogginess, murk, murkiness
  5. atmosphere - the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body
    --5 is a kind of
    gas
    --5 has part:
     exosphere; mesosphere; stratosphere; thermosphere; troposphere
  6. air, aura, atmosphere - a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "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"
    --6 is a kind of quality
    --6 has particulars: mystique; note; vibrations
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