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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

standard atmosphere

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.
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Plainchants were atmospherically rendered, and there was an almost painful sense of tenderness delivered by the choir's superlative diction.
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Orchestra leader Michele Northam acquitted herself very well and atmospherically in her unaccompanied passages, which included some well executed and presumably quite tricky double-stopping.
As well-meaning politically as this approach may have been, it failed in execution to breathe much dramatic energy into an austere staging (atmospherically deficient sets by Michael Gianfranco, oddly coordinated costumes by Gillian Gallow) of an opera that worked better--if memory serves--in Leon Major's more naturalistic premiere production.
Singer Dave Bayley retains his trademark, atmospherically androgynous vocals, and his lyrics remain enjoyably unpretentious (opener Life Itself, for example, features the modest refrain, "I can't get a job/So I live with my mum").
Singer Dave Bayley retains his trademark, atmospherically androgynous vocals, and his lyrics remain enjoyably unpretentious (opener Life Itself, for example, features the modest refrain, "can't get a job/So I live with my mum") - which is surprising, given the breadth depth of talent the band possess.
The Little Prince is one of a kind and the new edition is true to the atmospherically factual style of the fantasy.
The sheer extravagant chutzpah manifests itself in the 12 - yes 12 - off-stage horns (plus two trumpets and two trombones), who play, atmospherically, like far away huntsmen, as the symphony ascends the Alpine slopes.