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atmosphere

at·mos·phere

atmosphere

 
pronunciation:
aet ms fir
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the mass of gases surrounding the earth or any other celestial body.
The ozone layer is a part of the Earth's atmosphere.
 
definition 2: the air of a particular place.
The atmosphere is stuffy in the basement.
similar words:
air, ambiance, complexion
definition 3: any pervasive mood or tone that is found within a place or among a group.
She likes a restaurant with an elegant atmosphere.The atmosphere in the exam room was tense.The thefts from the locker room created an atmosphere of suspicion among the players.
similar words:
climate, complexion, tone
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