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seismic definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration [syn: seismic, seismal]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Greek seismos shock, earthquake, from seiein to shake; probably akin to Avestan thwa?sh? fear Date: 1858 1. of, subject to, or caused by an earthquake; also of or relating to an earth vibration caused by something else (as an explosion or the impact of a meteorite) 2. of or relating to a vibration on a celestial body (as the moon) comparable to a seismic event on earth 3. having a strong or widespread impact ; earthshaking <seismic social changes> seismically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. of or relating to an earthquake or earthquakes. Derivatives: seismal adj. seismical adj. seismically adv. Etymology: Gk seismos earthquake f. seio shake

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Seismic Seis"mic, Seismal Seis"mal, a. [Gr. seismo`s an earthquake, from sei`ein to shake.] Of or pertaining to an earthquake; caused by an earthquake. Seismic vertical, the point upon the earth's surface vertically over the center of effort or focal point whence the earthquake's impulse proceeds, or the vertical line connecting these two points.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Seismic means caused by or relating to an earthquake. Earthquakes produce two types of seismic waves... ADJ: ADJ n



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