Meaning of ATMOSPHERIC in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌat-mə-ˈsfir-ik, -ˈsfer- ]


Date: circa 1735


a. : of, relating to, or occurring in the atmosphere

atmospheric dust

b. : resembling the atmosphere : airy

2. : having, marked by, or contributing aesthetic or emotional atmosphere

an atmospheric inn

also : marked by an emphasis on impression or tone

an atmospheric biography

• at·mo·spher·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.