Seismographic Seis`mo*graph"ic, a. Of or pertaining to a seismograph; indicated by a seismograph. [1913 Webster]

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  • seismographic — seismograph ► NOUN ▪ an instrument that measures and records details of earthquakes, such as force and duration. DERIVATIVES seismographic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • seismographic — adjective see seismograph …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seismographic — See seismographer. * * * …   Universalium

  • seismographic — adjective Relating to seismography and seismology …   Wiktionary

  • seismographic — adj. pertaining to the recording of the vibrations of earthquakes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seismographic — seis·mo·graph·ic …   English syllables

  • seismographic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • seismograph — seismographic /suyz meuh graf ik, suys /, seismographical, adj. /suyz meuh graf , grahf , suys /, n. any of various instruments for measuring and recording the vibrations of earthquakes. [1855 60; SEISMO + GRAPH] * * * Introduction… …   Universalium

  • earthquake — /errth kwayk /, n. 1. a series of vibrations induced in the earth s crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating. 2. something that is severely disruptive; upheaval. [1300 50; ME erthequake …   Universalium

  • IRIS Consortium — IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology) is a university research consortium dedicated to exploring the Earth s interior through the collection and distribution of seismographic data. IRIS programs contribute to scholarly research …   Wikipedia

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