seismically
adverb see seismic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • seismically — seismic ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to earthquakes or other vibrations of the earth and its crust. 2) of enormous proportions or effect. DERIVATIVES seismical adjective seismically adverb. ORIGIN from Greek seismos earthquake …   English terms dictionary

  • seismically — See seismic. * * * …   Universalium

  • seismically — adverb In a seismic manner …   Wiktionary

  • seismically — adv. in a seismic manner; with regard to earthquakes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seismically — seis·mi·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • seismically — adverb see seismic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • seismic — seismically, adv. /suyz mik, suys /, adj. pertaining to, of the nature of, or caused by an earthquake or vibration of the earth, whether due to natural or artificial causes. Also, seismal, seismical. [1855 60; SEISM + IC] * * * …   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

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