Definition of "biosphere" [biosphere]
- (noun) The part of the earth and its atmosphere in which living organisms exist or that is capable of supporting life.
- (noun) The living organisms and their environment composing the biosphere.
Use "biosphere" in a sentence
- ""Bio" means life, and the term biosphere was first coined by a Russian scientist (Vladimir Vernadsky) in the 1920s."
- "As Pierre Teilhard de Chardin said to me, "Just as Earth once covered itself with a film of interdependent living organisms which we call the biosphere, so mankind's combined achievements are forming a global network of collective mind.""
- "As Dyson points out, the biosphere is the single most complex system we study and weather is a continuously changing process."