(used with a plural verb) Radio and Television. noise in a radio receiver or randomly distributed white spots or bands on the screen of a television receiver, caused by interference from natural electromagnetic disturbances in the .
(used with a singular verb) the study of such phenomena; sferics.
(used with a plural verb) mood or ; ambience:
The atmospherics of the conference were cordial.
Never mind that some of the atmospherics are shaky, like the white Christmas, for example.
How Dickens and Scrooge Saved Christmas Clive Irving December 21, 2014
One political observer summed up the atmospherics: “It looks like two guys drinking lemonade with the sugar left out.”
Beijing’s ‘Star Trek’ APEC Summit Jake Adelstein November 10, 2014
One might say (ahem) that in Beijing on Wednesday the atmospherics were everything.
Obama and Xi Jinping Say They’ll Work Together to Save Environment Ben Leung November 11, 2014
It feels like you delight in the atmospherics, but you want to stay away from the violence.
The American Prophet of Delusion: Robert Stone in Conversation David Samuels November 14, 2013
electrical disturbances produced in the atmosphere by natural causes such as lightning
radio interference, heard as crackling or hissing in receivers, caused by electrical disturbance
Electromagnetic radiation that is in the same range as radio frequencies and is produced by natural phenomena (such as lightning) and interferes with radio communications.
The radio interference produced by this electromagnetic radiation.
pertaining to, existing in, or consisting of the : atmospheric vapors. caused by, produced by, or operated on by the : atmospheric storms. resembling or suggestive of the ; having muted tones and softened or indistinct outlines; hazy: atmospheric effects. having or producing an emotional : atmospheric quality; atmospheric lighting. Historical Examples It is not […]
atmp Asynchronous Transfer Mode Protocol? (2001-03-03)
atms Advanced Traffic Management System Contemporary Examples “This is the future of banking,” said Shelley Waite, Bank of America’s senior vice president for atms. New Bank ATMs Feature Human Presence CNBC August 4, 2013 Just as atms replaced bank clerks, so too new checkout machines will hugely reduce the need for retail clerks. Robots Undercut […]
. a member of a group of Indians inhabiting the Copper River Valley in southeastern Alaska. the Athabaskan language of the Ahtna. Historical Examples (north-east of Greenland) to the mouth of the Copper river or Atna (west of Alaska). The Races of Man Joseph Deniker The Atna Indians were dressed in skins with the hair […]