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atmospherics

at·mos·pher·ics

atmospherics

pronunciation:
aet ms fe rihks [or] aet ms fi rihks
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (used with a sing. verb) static in radio reception caused by atmospheric electrical activity.
definition 2: the electrical activity that causes this static.
Word Parts
The word atmospherics contains the following parts:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology