Meaning of sferics

sfer•ics

Pronunciation: (sfēr'iks, sfer'-), [key]
— n.
  1. electronic equipment for determining the position of storms by locating their accompanying atmospherics.
  2. the atmospheric discharges located by this device.
  3. the study of atmospherics.
  4. spherics (def. 1).
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