The phrase “drink in the atmosphere” just got a new meaning.

Yes, there was so much alcohol flowing at a fraternity party in suburban Washington, D.C., that the air in the building tested positive on a Breathalyzer, according to court documents reported in local media.

Police raided the November party at a house in Bethesda, Md., which had been advertised online as a “Tequila Tuesday,” after complaints from neighbors.

According to court documents, officers found windows covered with insulation, trash bags, beer cans and liquor bottles everywhere and a floor sticky with spilled alcohol. When tested with a Breathalyzer, the air inside the home registered a .01. A score of .08 makes a person legally drunk in the state.

Meanwhile, eight partygoers locked themselves in a bathroom, while another jumped out of a second-story window in an effort to avoid police, local TV station WJLA reported.

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As about 70 people emerged from the house, according to TV station WJZ, officers processed the partygoers with Breathalyzers. Most of them were underage.

Six men who lived at the house — Jeffrey Becker, Ashton Acosta, Anthony Santana, Kevin Alkinburg, Matthew Berger and Tristan Ralph — all 20, were charged with 126 counts each of allowing underage possession of alcohol and furnishing alcohol to a minor.

All six are members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and attend American University, according to court papers cited by WJLA. The cases are still pending.

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