Definition of atmospheric in English:


Line breaks: at¦mos|pher¦ic
Pronunciation: /atməsˈfɛrɪk


1Relating to the atmosphere of the earth: atmospheric pollution
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  • Air pressure is an important factor which affects the resulting atmospheric climate conditions.
  • Oceans are playing a very vital role in maintaining the atmospheric balance of the earth.
  • The main advantage of nuclear power plants is that they do not cause atmospheric pollution.
2Creating a distinctive mood, typically of romance or nostalgia: atmospheric lighting
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  • Moody, atmospheric guitars create a mood of contemplation without ever going too wildly off the track.
  • Working from his farmhouse studio at Over Ridge, he creates his atmospheric motoring images using acrylic and pastel.
  • Lots of lovely thick oil paint smeared in heavy layers onto the canvas creates dark and hugely atmospheric landscapes.



Pronunciation: /-ˈfɛrɪk(ə)l/
adjective ( archaic )
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  • They also sought out Rasmus Nielson, a Danish audio designer, to produce an atmospherical soundscape and bring forth an appropriate ambience to their artwork.
  • Rhale had also said that their sensors had picked up signs of intense atmospherical turbulence elsewhere on the barren gravelly plains.


Pronunciation: /-ˈfɛrɪk(ə)li/
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  • The interaction between a number of complex, intriguingly developed characters is set against the unusual beauty of remote locations atmospherically captured in steely colours.
  • In the 1800s malaria was considered the product of vegetable decomposition - that is, an environmentally induced and atmospherically transmitted disease.
  • Century atmospherically recreates London at this watershed moment, reflecting the complex mood of the time, caught between excitement and anxiety at the birth of a new century.

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