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Meaning of SEISMIC

Pronunciation:  'sIzmik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
 

SEISMIC is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: seismal, unstable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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