- (used with a singular verb) electronic equipment for determining the position of storms by locating their accompanying atmospherics.
- (used with a plural verb) the atmospheric discharges located by this device.
- Also spherics. (used with a singular verb) the study of atmospherics.
- spherics2(def 1).
- the usual US spelling of spherics 2
- The study of atmospherics, especially through the use of electronic detectors.
- A radio emission from a stroke of lightning.