Undercurrent vs Atmosphere - What's the difference?
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Undercurrent is a related term of atmosphere.
As nouns the difference between undercurrent and atmosphere
is that undercurrent
is a current which flows under the surface while atmosphere
a current which flows under the surface
(figuratively) A tendency of feeling or opinion that is concealed rather than exposed.
* George Eliot
:The meeting was pervaded with an undercurrent of dread, as the managers tried not to admit firings were looming.
- All the while there was a busy undercurrent in her.
, date=May 9
, author=Jonathan Wilson
, title=Europa League: Radamel Falcao's Atlético Madrid rout Athletic Bilbao
, work=the Guardian
, passage=Although the crowd was predominantly red-and-white, there was also a Romanian flavour, which these days in football terms tends to mean there is at least an undercurrent
of discontent. }}
The gases surrounding the Earth or any astronomical body.
The air in a particular place.
*:Thus the red damask curtains which now shut out the fog-laden, drizzling atmosphere of the Marylebone Road, had cost a mere song, and yet they might have been warranted to last another thirty years. A great bargain also had been the excellent Axminster carpet which covered the floor;.
The mood or feeling in a situation.
A unit of measurement for pressure (symbol: atm)
* (mood) air, ambiance, feeling, mood
* See also
* ambiance, ambience