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1. atmosphere  (noun) 
a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate''s headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"

  Also known as: air, aura


  More Specific:
mystique - an aura of heightened value or interest or meaning surrounding a person or thing
note - a characteristic emotional quality
vibrations - a distinctive emotional aura experienced instinctively


  More Generic:
    quality


2. atmosphere  (noun) 
the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"

  Also known as: air


  More Specific:
airspace - the atmosphere above a nation that is deemed to be under its jurisdiction


  Part Meronym:
    Earth     world     globe


  More Generic:
    region     part


3. atmosphere  (noun) 
the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body



  More Generic:
    gas


4. atmosphere  (noun) 
a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade



  More Specific:
STP / s.t.p. - standard temperature and pressure


  More Generic:
    pressure unit


5. atmosphere  (noun) 
the weather or climate at some place; "the atmosphere was thick with fog"

  Also known as: atmospheric state


  More Specific:
air mass - a large body of air with uniform characteristics horizontally
anticyclone - (meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high-pressure center
cyclone - (meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low-pressure center
fog / fogginess / murk / murkiness - an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance


  More Generic:
    weather     weather condition     atmospheric condition


6. atmosphere  (noun) 
a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement"

  Also known as: ambiance, ambience


  More Specific:
genius loci - the special atmosphere of a place
gloom / gloominess / glumness - an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
miasma - an unwholesome atmosphere
spirit / tone / feel / feeling / flavor / flavour / look / smell - the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
vibe / vibration - a distinctive emotional atmosphere


  More Generic:
    condition     status


 

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