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at·mos·pher·ic

 (ăt′mə-sfîr′ĭk, -sfĕr′-) also at·mos·pher·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or existing in the atmosphere.
2. Produced by, dependent on, or coming from the atmosphere.
3. Resembling or representing the atmosphere; having or giving the effect of translucence: a painting suffused with a hazy, atmospheric glow.
4. Intended to evoke a particular emotional tone or aesthetic quality: lush atmospheric touches in every room.

at′mos·pher′i·cal·ly adv.

at•mos•pher•ic

(ˌæt məsˈfɛr ɪk, -ˈfɪər-)

also at`mos•pher′i•cal,



adj.
1. pertaining to, existing in, produced by, or consisting of the atmosphere: atmospheric storms.
2. resembling or suggestive of the atmosphere; softened and muted; hazy: atmospheric effects.
3. having or producing a distinct emotional or esthetic tone, mood, or quality: atmospheric lighting.
[1775–85]
at`mos•pher′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.atmospheric - relating to or located in the atmosphereatmospheric - relating to or located in the atmosphere; "atmospheric tests"

atmospheric

adjective ambient, surrounding, background beautiful, atmospheric music

atmospheric

adjective
Of or relating to air:
Translations
جَوّي
atmosferický
légköri
andrúmslofts-
atmosférický
atmosferle ilgili

atmospheric

[ˌætməsˈferɪk]
A. ADJ
1. (Met, Phys) → atmosférico
2. (fig) [music, film, book] → evocador
B. CPD atmospheric pollution Ncontaminación f atmosférica
atmospheric pressure Npresión f atmosférica

atmospheric

[ˌætməsˈfɛrɪk] adj
[pressure, conditions, pollution] → atmosphérique
[music, film] → évocateur/trice
[place] → plein(e) de poésie

atmospheric

adjatmosphärisch; (= full of atmosphere) descriptionstimmungsvoll

atmospheric

[ˌætməsˈfɛrɪk] adjatmosferico/a; (music) → che crea un'atmosfera; (film) → pieno/a di atmosfera

atmosphere

(ˈӕtməsfiə) noun
1. the air surrounding the earth. The atmosphere is polluted.
2. any surrounding feeling. There was a friendly atmosphere in the village.
ˌatmosˈpheric (-ˈfe-) adjective
atmospheric disturbances.

atmospheric

a. atmosférico-a.
References in classic literature ?
That protection could only consist in his own predominating brain and heart and hand, backed by a heedful, closely calculating attention to every minute atmospheric influence which it was possible for his crew to be subjected to.
But supplementary to this, it has hypothetically occurred to me, that as ordinary fish possess what is called a swimming bladder in them, capable, at will, of distension or contraction; and as the Sperm Whale, as far as I know, has no such provision in him; considering, too, the otherwise inexplicable manner in which he now depresses his head altogether beneath the surface, and anon swims with it high elevated out of the water; considering the unobstructed elasticity of its envelop; considering the unique interior of his head; it has hypothetically occurred to me, I say, that those mystical lung-celled honeycombs there may possibly have some hitherto unknown and unsuspected connexion with the outer air, so as to be susceptible to atmospheric distension and contraction.
At first I had only two hands; but before I had left home I was already employing fifteen, and running night and day; and the atmospheric result was getting so pronounced that the king went sort of fainting and gasping around and said he did not believe he could stand it much longer, and Sir Launcelot got so that he did hardly anything but walk up and down the roof and swear, although I told him it was worse up there than any- where else, but he said he wanted plenty of air; and he was always complaining that a palace was no place for a soap factory anyway, and said if a man was to start one in his house he would be damned if he wouldn't strangle him.
I had a theory that the gravitation of refraction, being subsidiary to atmospheric compensation, the refrangibility of the earth's surface would emphasize this effect in regions where great mountain ranges occur, and possibly so even-handed impact the odic and idyllic forces together, the one upon the other, as to prevent the moon from rising higher than 12,200 feet above sea-level.
Wuthering' being a significant provincial adjective, descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which its station is exposed in stormy weather.
The clearance was effected at last; the Stryver arrears were handsomely fetched up; everything was got rid of until November should come with its fogs atmospheric, and fogs legal, and bring grist to the mill again.
It was a purely scientific research party sent out by my father's father, the Jeddak of Helium, to rechart the air currents, and to take atmospheric density tests," replied the fair prisoner, in a low, well-modulated voice.
About 6,500; and as in reality the atmospheric pressure is about 15 lb.
Neither was it, as with our neighbors, the English, an atmospheric influence which darkened his countenance; for the sadness generally became more intense toward the fine season of the year.
The equestrian exercises, therefore, in which they are engaged, the nature of the countries they traverse, vast plains and mountains, pure and exhilarating in atmospheric qualities, seem to make them physically and mentally a more lively and mercurial race than the fur traders and trappers of former days, the self-vaunting "men of the north.
It is scarcely necessary to say, that nothing we know could live in the moon under these rapid and extreme transitions of heat and cold, to say nothing of the want of atmospheric air.
Thus by a judicious exercise of tact and asperity we re-established the atmospheric equilibrium of the room long before I left them a little before midnight, now tenderly reconciled, to walk down to the harbour and hail the Tremolino by the usual soft whistle from the edge of the quay.

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