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Dictionary entry overview: What does biosphere mean?
• BIOSPHERE (noun)
The noun BIOSPHERE has 1 sense:
1. the regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or other planet) where living organisms exist
Familiarity information: BIOSPHERE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or other planet) where living organisms exist
Nouns denoting spatial position
Hypernyms ("biosphere" is a kind of...):
Holonyms ("biosphere" is a part of...):
major planet; planet ((astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction)
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