A meeting at which people attempt to make contact with the dead, especially through the agency of a medium.
- We should conduct a seance and attempt to contact the spirit of Eddie Daniels.
- Each of those shows was quiet enough to be a seance, a failed attempt to make contact with a dead celebrity.
- Red Sox outfielder Mike Greenwell used to collect bats from slumping players, pile them on the clubhouse floor, and perform seances to awaken the dead wood.
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