surrounding

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(astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases accretion
adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture acculturation , enculturation , socialisation , socialization
prehistoric civilization on the islands in the Aegean sea and the surrounding countries Aegean civilisation , Aegean civilization , Aegean culture
device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight aerofoil , airfoil , control surface , surface
gases surrounding earth air
mass of air surrounding the Earth air , atmosphere
distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing air , atmosphere , aura
white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water albumen , egg white , ovalbumin , white
particular environment or surrounding influence ambiance , ambience , atmosphere
surrounding area of influence ambit , compass , milieu , orbit , scope , sphere
platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it ambo , dais , podium , pulpit , rostrum , soapbox , stump
foul-smelling somewhat fleshy tropical plant of southeastern Asia cultivated for its edible corms or in the greenhouse for its large leaves and showy dark red spathe surrounding a large spadix Amorphophallus rivieri , devil's tongue , snake palm , umbrella arum
circular scotoma surrounding the center of the field of vision annular scotoma
southern waters surrounding Antarctica Antarctic Ocean
region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters Antarctic , Antarctic Zone , South Frigid Zone
continent surrounding the South pole Antarctica
member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa Arab , Arabian
relating to the north pole and its surrounding area Arctic
ice covered waters surrounding the North Pole; mostly covered with solid ice or with ice floes and icebergs Arctic Ocean
envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body atmosphere
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