from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Electromagnetic radiation produced by natural phenomena such as lightning.
- n. Radio interference produced by electromagnetic radiation. Also called sferics.
- n. Features, events, or statements intended to create a particular mood or attitude: "[This book] is full of fiction unconcerned with spooky atmospherics or suspense; most of the collection's stories are about cruel humans and the violence they commit” ( Ken Tucker).
- n. The mood or attitude so created.
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- n. radio interference caused by pulses of electromagnetic radiation in the atmosphere as the result of lightning and other events (both natural and man-made)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The study of atmospheres and of all their phenomena; meteorology.
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- n. a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
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