atmospheric Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “atmospheric” in the English Dictionary

"atmospheric" in British English

See all translations

atmosphericadjective

uk   us   /ˌæt.məsˈfer.ɪk/

atmospheric adjective (AIR)

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

atmospheric adjective (MOOD)

approving creating a ​specialfeeling, ​especially a ​mysterious or ​romanticfeeling: atmospheric ​lighting/​music I ​quite like ​fog because it's atmospheric.
(Definition of atmospheric from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"atmospheric" in American English

See all translations

atmosphericadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌæt·məˈsfɪər·ɪk, -sfer·ɪk/
earth science of or in the ​atmosphere: Data ​reveal a ​sudden and ​unexplainedjump in atmospheric ​levels of ​carbondioxide.
(Definition of atmospheric from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of atmospheric?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “atmospheric”

Word of the Day
coeducational

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day