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atmospheric

[at-muhs-fer-ik, -feer-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to, existing in, or consisting of the atmosphere: atmospheric vapors.
2.
caused by, produced by, or operated on by the atmosphere: atmospheric storms.
3.
resembling or suggestive of the atmosphere; having muted tones and softened or indistinct outlines; hazy: atmospheric effects.
4.
having or producing an emotional atmosphere: atmospheric quality; atmospheric lighting.
Also, atmospherical.


Origin:
1775–85; atmosphere + -ic

atmospherically, adverb
nonatmospheric, adjective
nonatmospherical, adjective
nonatmospherically, adverb
unatmospheric, adjective
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atmospheric
1783, from atmosphere. In a sense of "creating a mood or mental environment" it is from 1908. Atmospherics "disturbances in wireless communication" is from 1905.
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