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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.
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Adj.1.atmospherical - relating to or located in the atmosphereatmospherical - relating to or located in the atmosphere; "atmospheric tests"
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There appeared to be no soil favorable to vegetation, nothing but coarse gravel; yet, over all this isolated, barren landscape, were diffused such atmospherical tints and hues, as to blend the whole into harmony and beauty.
Full of this idea, the scientific gentleman seized his pen again, and committed to paper sundry notes of these unparalleled appearances, with the date, day, hour, minute, and precise second at which they were visible: all of which were to form the data of a voluminous treatise of great research and deep learning, which should astonish all the atmospherical wiseacres that ever drew breath in any part of the civilised globe.
'Asahan natin ang kanlurang bahagi ng Luzon (na) \ maging maulan pa rin,' Philippine Atmospherical, Geophysical, and Astronomical Service Administration (Pagasa) Weather Specialist Shelly Ignacio said Monday.
Hawthorne opens Seven Gables with the disclaimer that the author of a Romance "may so manage his atmospherical medium as to bring out or mellow the lights and deepen and enrich the shadows of the picture" (2:1).
Wei, "Atmospherical PM2.5 and its harmness," Frontier Science, vol.
As a result, the efficiency of energy collection is maximized, atmospherical attenuation is minimized and accuracy requirements can be relaxed.All these technical benefits contribute to a much lower capital cost of the whole system while keeping efficiency and reliability.
And if not packed appropriately, atmospherical pollution will contaminate the tea; 99,9% of the packers of tea have neither the facility, nor the clear understanding of the concept of preservation.