subatmospheric

[suhb-at-muh s-fer-ik, -feer-]

adjective

(of a quantity) having a value lower than that of the atmosphere: subatmospheric temperatures.

Nearby words

  1. subarid,
  2. subassemble,
  3. subassembly,
  4. subastral,
  5. subastringent,
  6. subatom,
  7. subatomic,
  8. subatomic particle,
  9. subatomic particles,
  10. subaudition

Origin of subatmospheric

First recorded in 1940–45; sub- + atmospheric

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