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Synonyms for atmosphere

Synonyms for atmosphere

the gaseous mixture enveloping the earth

Synonyms

a general impression produced by a predominant quality or characteristic

the totality of surrounding conditions and circumstances affecting growth or development

a distinctive yet intangible quality deemed typical of a given thing

Synonyms for atmosphere

a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade

the mass of air surrounding the Earth

the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body

a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing

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To measure the ionosphere's height, researchers in the Falkland Islands and Antarctica beamed radio waves up 250 km (150 mi) into the atmosphere.
This alliance with Curious Labs builds a strategic link with the developers of a great complementary product set and technology that enhances the Atmosphere experience with animated, smooth skin 3D avatars," said Addy Roff, senior product marketing manager at Adobe.
As seen from Earth, all the light filtering through the atmosphere of an extrasolar planet appears to emanate from a single source--the unresolved image of the parent star.
Commercial jets cruise through the atmosphere at an altitude of about 10.
It currently includes Atmosphere Builder, the world authoring tool; Atmosphere Player, the web browser plug-in; and the Atmosphere Community Server, which enables real time interaction with other users in a shared immersive 3D Web environment.
Half the bromine that makes its way into the upper layers of the atmosphere comes from methyl bromide, says Stephen A.
2]) in the atmosphere trap the sun's heat and help warm Earth's land and oceans.
The atmosphere would contain carbon and other gases that originally were pulled into the core, but escaped as methane, ammonia, hydrogen sulfide and other light gases as the core heated up.
Most of these compounds are totally new to the atmosphere.
The Windows-based family of products also encompasses: Adobe Atmosphere, a sophisticated authoring tool; Atmosphere Player, a Web browser plug-in; and the Atmosphere Collaboration Server, which enables real-time interaction between users within Atmosphere 3-D environments.
That's because the probe was swinging so violently and the atmosphere was so thick that Huygens' sun sensor couldn't function properly.
And frozen methane high up in the atmosphere produces wispy clouds.
The first-ever probe to be launched into the atmosphere of one of the solar system's outer, gaseous giant planets, the probe was released from the Galileo orbiter in July.
The direct input of solar wind energy yields an immediate Earth output -- the ejection of part of the atmosphere.
The multimillion-volt electric fields generated between strong thunderstorms and higher layers of the atmosphere probably propel stray electrons upward at nearly the speed of light, says Umran Inan, a physicist at Stanford University.