atmosfäär

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Etymology[edit]

From German Atmosphäre, from New Latin atmosphaera, ultimately from Ancient Greek ἀτμός (atmós, steam) + σφαῖρα (sphaîra, sphere).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɑtmosfæːr/
  • Hyphenation: at‧mos‧fäär

Noun[edit]

atmosfäär (genitive atmosfääri, partitive atmosfääri)

  1. atmosphere
    1. The layers of gases surrounding Earth or other astronomical body.
      Viiendik maakera atmosfäärist on hapnik.
      One fifth of the Earth's atmosphere is oxygen.
    2. The predominant mood, ambiance, milieu, environment.
      Jumalateenistuse atmosfäär neelas meid kiiresti endasse
      We were quickly absorbed by the atmosphere of the church service.
    3. (physics, technology) A unit of measurement for pressure equal to 101325 Pa, 760 mm column of mercury (symbol: atm)

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