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adjective as in of or in the atmosphere

adjective as in having or giving an atmosphere

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Many places around the world, such as in Africa and South America, lack atmospheric monitoring stations — so it’s still a mystery which countries besides China were responsible for the recent rise and fall of CFC-11 emissions.

Vivid atmospherics and frequently comedic dialogue animate this highly polished novel.

These atmospheric events can affect how radio signals travel through the air, he notes.

It was unclear whether any of these chill atmospherics would affect the mythic power of the groundhog to tell on Tuesday what weather fate awaits us.

Among the biggest questions for climate change forecasters is how atmospheric aerosols shape clouds, which can help cool the planet.

Dear Thief is worthy of the abused critical adjectives philosophical, atmospheric, and masterful.

Yet this is an established fact, agreed upon by over 99 percent of climatologists, atmospheric scientists, and other experts.

Carell is good in a brooding, atmospheric movie but Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo are better.

Too often though, the guitar feels merely atmospheric; either unassuming by design or just lost in the mix.

His focus on the grim and the disturbing is beautiful, and becomes rhythmic, atmospheric, and addictive.

The steam pressure in the Newcomen atmospheric was continued unaltered in the Watt vacuum engine.

Reeds that are leathered cannot be depended upon; atmospheric changes affect them and put them out of tune.

The cylinder was let down into the top of the boiler, and like Newcomen's atmospheric engine had no cylinder cover.

In these whirlings great differences in atmospheric pressure are brought about in contiguous areas of sea.

Atmospheric air, when deprived of the water which it ordinarily contains, has very little heat-containing capacity.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to atmospheric, such as: climatic, meteorological, aerial, airy, barometrical, and baroscopic.

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