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atmósfera
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “atmosfera.”
atmósfera(
aht
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mohs
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feh
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (physics and meteorology)
a. atmosphere
La nave espacial ya salió de la atmósfera.The spaceship has already left the atmosphere.
2. (air in a confined space)
a. atmosphere
Salí del bar porque el humo que había en la atmósfera me hacía toser.I walked out of the bar because the smoke in the atmosphere was making me cough.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(environment)
a. atmosphere
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Renuncié a mi trabajo porque no me gustaban mis compañeros ni la atmósfera de trabajo.I quit my job because I didn't like my coworkers or the work atmosphere.
b. climate
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Las elecciones generales se llevarán a cabo en una atmósfera de tensión.The general elections will be held amidst a climate of tension.
4. (unit of measurement)
a. atmosphere
Los humanos no pueden sobrevivir a tantas atmósferas de presión.Humans cannot survive that many atmospheres of pressure.
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atmósfera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (también fig)
a. atmosphere
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atmósfera
1 (Física) (Meteorología) atmosphere
mala atmósfera (Rad) atmospherics
plural
; (p)
2 (en sitio cerrado) atmosphere
3 (ambiente) atmosphere
4 (campo) sphere; sphere of influence
Juan tiene buena atmósfera (Latinoamérica) Juan enjoys considerable social standing; Juan stands well with everybody
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