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BIOSPHERE

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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 


BIOSPHERE (noun)


Sense 1biosphere [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or other planet) where living organisms exist

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("biosphere" is a kind of...):

part; region (the extended spatial location of something)

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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