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atmospheric/at·mos·pher·ic/ (at″mos-fer´ik) of or pertaining to the atmosphere.
atmosphere(at′mŏs-fēr″) [Gr. atmos, vapor + sphere]
1. The gases surrounding the earth.
2. Climatic condition of a locality.
3. In physics, the pressure of the air on the earth at mean sea level, approx. 14.7 lb/sq in (101,325 pascals or 760 torr).
4. In chemistry, any gaseous medium around a body. atmospheric (at″mŏs-fēr′ik), adjective
The pressure of air at sea level when the temperature is 0°C (32°F). This is equal to 14.7 lb/sq in., or 760 torr, or 101,325 pascals.
of or pertaining to the atmosphere.
see atmospheric pressure.