at·mo·spher·ics noun plural \-iks\
: audible disturbances produced in radio receiving apparatus by atmospheric electrical phenomena (as lightning); also : the electrical phenomena causing these disturbances
: actions (as official statements) intended to create or suggest a particular atmosphere or mood in politics and especially international relations; also : the mood so created or suggested
: realistic detail added (as to a literary work) to create a mood
First Known Use of ATMOSPHERICS
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