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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hydrosphere  \Hy"dro*sphere\,  n.  [Pref.  hydro-,  1  +  sphere.] 
  1.  (Meteor.)  The  aqueous  vapor  of  the  entire  atmosphere. 
 
  2.  (Phys.  Geog.)  The  aqueous  envelope  of  the  earth,  including 
  the  ocean,  all  lakes,  streams,  and  underground  waters,  and 
  the  aqueous  vapor  in  the  atmosphere. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hydrosphere 
  n  :  the  watery  layer  of  the  earth's  surface;  includes  water 
  vapor 




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