Definition of atmosphere :
1. A supposed medium around various bodies; as, electrical atmosphere, a medium formerly supposed to surround electrical bodies.
2. Any gaseous envelope or medium.
3. Any surrounding or pervading influence or condition.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
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air (part of speech: noun)
gas (part of speech: noun)
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- We need hardly say how necessary air is to life, and therefore we turn with interest to the question as to whether the moon can be surrounded with an atmosphere. - "The Story of the Heavens", Robert Stawell Ball.
- In other countries there is in comparison a general atmosphere of " what's the use?" - "The Young Man and the World", Albert J. Beveridge.
- It was another atmosphere, another sun, another city. - "The Henchman", Mark Lee Luther.