Definitions of atmospheric

  1. relating to or located in the atmosphere; "atmospheric tests" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Pertaining to the atmosphere. atmospherical. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Of or dependent on the atmosphere. Atmospheric engine, an engine whose piston is driven up by steam, and down by pressure of the atmosphere. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. Pert. to the air. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for atmospheric

  1. But the atmospheric conditions which allow of such a spectacle are rare indeed. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  2. The fall of mud was heavier, covering all the fields; the atmospheric disturbance was greater, and the change in the appearance of the running water about the place more surprising. – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly