from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The first element, meaning vapor, in some compound words of Greek origin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physics) The standard atmospheric pressure used in certain physical measurements calculations; conventionally, that pressure under which the barometer stands at 760 millimeters, at a temperature of 0° Centigrade, at the level of the sea, and in the latitude of Paris.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun physics, dated The standard
atmospheric pressureused in certain physical measurements and calculations; conventionally, that pressureunder which the barometerstands at 760 millimeters, at a temperature of 0° Centigrade, at the level of the sea, and in the latitude of Paris.
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CSTS Seattle, WA breaks atmo this Saturday 17th July at 4. 30pm.
The 19s barely have enough room for a rockjock to climb inside, no wings or atmo ability, just a big pod.
He smiled, because his rhyme caused a little atmo - spheric effect; it thought he was doing magic.
McMurdo pushed open the swinging door of the saloon and made his way amid the crowd of men within, through an atmo - sphere blurred with tobacco smoke and heavy with the smell of spirits.
FRASER: Well, it will probably burn up in the atmo -- you know, some place.
Thanks to Henry's persistence we completed our eyewitness reports within thirty minutes of the sighting, record time in an atmo - I sphere of crisis.
But no, that'd make the atmo-sphere really unpleasant.
An ambu - lance drew up, its lights adding to the dark carnival atmo - sphere, but no one suggested Nicholas get in.
An aircraft rudder is designed to operate in atmo - sphere; it swings to the left, and the pressure of the air through which the plane is moving swings the nose to the left.
Sojan and his comrades ate breakfast in an atmo - sphere of gloom.