[ sfeer-iks, sfer- ]
/ ˈsfɪər ɪks, ˈsfɛr- /
Origin of sferics
First recorded in 1940–45; shortening and respelling of atmospherics
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/ (ˈsfɛrɪks) /
the usual US spelling of spherics 2
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The study of atmospherics, especially through the use of electronic detectors.
A radio emission from a stroke of lightning.
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