Definition of Atmospherics

1. Noun. A crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference.

Exact synonyms: Atmospheric Static, Static
Generic synonyms: Disturbance, Interference, Noise
Specialized synonyms: Radio Noise



Definition of Atmospherics

1. Noun. radio interference caused by pulses of electromagnetic radiation in the atmosphere as the result of lightning and other events (both natural and man-made) ¹

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Definition of Atmospherics

1. [n]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Atmospherics

atmosphere
atmosphere absolute
atmosphered
atmospheres
atmospheric
atmospheric condition
atmospheric electricity
atmospheric perspective
atmospheric phenomenon
atmospheric pressure
atmospheric state
atmospheric static
atmospheric tide
atmospherical
atmospherically
atmospherics (current term)
atmospherization
atmospherology
atmosphære
atmosphæric
atoc
atocia
atocias
atocs
atok
atokal
atokes
atokite

Literary usage of Atmospherics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Wireless Telegraphy: With Special Reference to the Quenched-spark System by Bernard John Leggett (1921)
"atmospherics being extremely irregular and unmusical, the ear can accommodate itself to the musical note, and the disturbing effect of atmospherics, ..."

2. Higher Psychical Development (Yoga Philosophy) an Outline of the Secret by Hereward Carrington (1920)
"We have what we call "atmospherics,"—that is, chance currents which are picked up ... In the same way, these "breaks" are, you might say, "atmospherics" of ..."

3. Radio Hook-ups: A Reference and Record Book of Circuits Used for Connecting by Milton Blake Sleeper (1922)
"Are the atmospherics strong?... Shall I Increase power?.... Shall I decrease power? Shall I send faster? Shall I send slower? .,., Shall 1 stop sending? ..."

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