Definition of atmospheric
atmosphericallyplay \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Recent Examples of atmospheric from the Web
When did humans start choking themselves with atmospheric lead?
What's shocking, but clear, is the amount of atmospheric CO2 hasn't been this high in 800,000 years; that's long before human civilization began.
Other factors produce atmospheric instability (that's why severe thunderstorms can occur year-round), but thermal instability is of extreme importance.
Constant Phoenix, a two-aircraft fleet that collects atmospheric data from nuclear tests.
This was an atmospheric and altogether alluring trip.
The active mixing of material creates powerful whirlwinds even at a depth where the pressure is more than 10 million pascals, or around 100 times the atmospheric pressure of Earth at sea level.
The stories are a little undercooked, but the show is redeemed by its finale — an atmospheric, intelligent missing-persons tale adapted by the leading Irish playwright Conor McPherson, his first TV screenplay.
Obama made the connection that higher temperatures lead to higher atmospheric particulate matter, which could have played a role in his daughter's respiratory problems.
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First Known Use of atmospheric
ATMOSPHERIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of atmospheric for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the atmosphere of the Earth or another planet
: creating a pleasant or exciting mood or feeling
ATMOSPHERIC Defined for Kids
Definition of atmospheric for Students
: of or relating to the atmosphere atmospheric gases
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