Atmosphere

Science / Weather / Atmosphere: The gaseous or air portion of the physical environment that encircles a planet. In the case of the earth, it is held more or less near the surface by the earth's gravitational attraction. The divisions of the atmosphere include the troposphere, the stratosphere, the mesosphere, the ionosphere, and the exosphere.

Other Words for Atmosphere

Atmosphere Noun Synonyms: air, heaven(s), sky, aerosphere
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Standard Atmosphere

Science / Weather / Standard Atmosphere: A standard atmosphere has been defined by the International Civil Aeronautical Organization (ICAO). It assumes a mean sea level temperature of 15°C a standard sea level pressure of 1,013.25 millibars MORE

Standard Air (Standard Atmosphere)

Technology / Aviation / Standard Air (Standard Atmosphere): An arbitrary atmosphere established for calibration of aircraft instruments. Standard Air Density is 29.92 inches of mercury and temperature of 59° F, equivalent to an atmospheric air pressure of 14. MORE

Atmosphere (Atm)

Science / Chemistry / Atmosphere (Atm): A unit of pressure, equal to a barometer reading of 760 mm Hg. 1 atmosphere is 101325 pascals and 1.01325 bar. MORE

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