adjective see tsunami

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  • tsunamic — See tsunami. * * * …   Universalium

  • tsunamic — adjective Of or pertaining to a tsunami …   Wiktionary

  • tsunamic — adj. of or pertaining to a tsunami, of a great sea wave caused by an underwater earthquake or underwater volcanic eruption …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tsunamic — tsu·namic …   English syllables

  • tsunamic — adjective see tsunami …   Useful english dictionary

  • tsunami — tsunamic /tsoo nah mik, nam ik/, adj. /tsoo nah mee/, n. an unusually large sea wave produced by a seaquake or undersea volcanic eruption. Also called seismic sea wave. [1905 10; < Japn, equiv. to tsu harbor (earlier tu) + nami wave] * * * or… …   Universalium

  • tsunami — noun (plural tsunamis; also tsunami) Etymology: Japanese, from tsu harbor + nami wave Date: 1897 a great sea wave produced especially by submarine earth movement or volcanic eruption ; tidal wave • tsunamic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Anamonic — An anamonic is a form of mnemonic device frequently employed by tournament Scrabble players (the word anamonic is itself a portmanteau of anagram and mnemonic). It consists of a stem (often, but not always, an acceptable word itself), paired with …   Wikipedia

  • 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami — 2011 Miyagi earthquake redirects here. For the aftershock that occurred on 7 April, see April 2011 Miyagi earthquake. 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami 東日本大震災 An aerial view of damage in the Tōhoku region with black smoke coming from the Nippon… …   Wikipedia

  • tsunami — [tso͞o nä′mē, so͞onä′mē] n. pl. tsunamis or tsunami [Jpn < tsu, a harbor + nami, a wave] a huge sea wave caused by a great disturbance under an ocean, as a strong earthquake or volcanic eruption: see TIDAL WAVE tsunamic [tso͞o nä′mik] adj …   English World dictionary

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