Biosphere



the part of the earth’s crust, waters, and atmosphere that supports life.
the ecosystem comprising the entire earth and the living organisms that inhabit it.
Contemporary Examples

Goodbye, Bahamas. Hello, Havana! Clive Irving December 17, 2014

noun
the part of the earth’s surface and atmosphere inhabited by living things
n.

bi’o·spher’ic (-sfēr’ĭk, -sfěr’-) adj.
biosphere
(bī’ə-sfîr’)

biosphere [(beye-uh-sfeer)]

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