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atmospheric

adjective uk   us   /ˌæt.məsˈfer.ɪk/

atmospheric adjective (AIR)

[before noun] relating to the air or to the atmosphere: Plants are the main source of atmospheric oxygen. If atmospheric conditions are right, it may be possible to see this group of stars tonight.

atmospheric adjective (MOOD)

approving creating a special feeling, especially a mysterious or romantic feeling: atmospheric lighting/music I quite like fog because it's atmospheric.
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