English noun: atmosphere
|1.||atmosphere (state) a particular environment or surrounding influence|
|Samples||There was an atmosphere of excitement.|
|Broader (hypernym)||condition, status|
|Narrower (hyponym)||feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, genius loci, gloom, gloominess, glumness, look, miasm, miasma, smell, spirit, tone|
|2.||atmosphere (quantity) a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade|
|Synonyms||atm, standard atmosphere, standard pressure|
|Broader (hypernym)||pressure unit|
|Narrower (hyponym)||s.t.p., STP|
|3.||atmosphere (location) the mass of air surrounding the Earth|
|Samples||There was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere.|
It was exposed to the air.
|Broader (hypernym)||part, region|
|Part holonym||air space, airspace, ionosphere|
|Part meronym||Earth, globe, world|
|4.||atmosphere (state) the weather or climate at some place|
|Samples||The atmosphere was thick with fog.|
|Broader (hypernym)||atmospheric condition, conditions, weather, weather condition|
|Narrower (hyponym)||air mass, anticyclone, cyclone, fog, fogginess, murk, murkiness|
|5.||atmosphere (object) the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body|
|Part holonym||exosphere, mesosphere, stratosphere, thermosphere, troposphere|
|6.||atmosphere (attribute) a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing|
|Samples||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.
|Narrower (hyponym)||mystique, note, vibe, vibration|