See also: atmosphère
- atmosphære (archaic)
atmosphere (plural atmospheres)
- The gases surrounding the Earth or any astronomical body.
- The air in a particular place.
1913, Mrs. [Marie] Belloc Lowndes, chapter I, in The Lodger, London: Methuen, OCLC 7780546; republished in Novels of Mystery: The Lodger; The Story of Ivy; What Really Happened, New York, N.Y.: Longmans, Green and Co., 55 Fifth Avenue, , OCLC 2666860, page 0016:
- Thus the red damask curtains which now shut out the fog-laden, drizzling atmosphere of the Marylebone Road, had cost a mere song, and yet they might have been warranted to last another thirty years. A great bargain also had been the excellent Axminster carpet which covered the floor; […].
- (figuratively) The apparent mood felt in an environment.
- A unit of measurement for pressure equal to 101325 Pa (symbol: atm)
- See also Thesaurus:atmosphere
gases surrounding the Earth
air in a particular place
mood or feeling
a unit of measurement for pressure