from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the aqueous phenomena of the atmosphere.


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  • 'The electricity of the atmosphere', whether considered in the lower or in the upper strata of the clouds, in its silent problematical diurnal course, or in the explosion of the lightning and thunder of the tempest, appears to stand in a manifold relation to all phenomena of the distribution of heat, of the pressure of the atmosphere and its disturbances, of hydrometeoric exhibitions, and probably, also, of the magnetism of the external crust of the earth.

    COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1


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