- The definition of hydrosphere is made up of all the water and watery layers of the Earth.
All of the oceans, lakes, seas and clouds are an example of the hydrosphere.
hydrosphere definition by Webster's New World
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all the water on the surface of the earth, including oceans, lakes, glaciers, etc.: water vapor, clouds, etc. may be considered part of the atmosphere or the hydrosphere
Origin: hydro- plush -sphere
hydrosphere definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- The waters of the earth's surface as distinguished from those of the lithosphere and the atmosphere.
- The water vapor in the earth's atmosphere.
- hyˌdro·spherˈic adjective
hydrosphere - Science Definition