seaquake
noun Etymology: sea + earthquake Date: 1680 a submarine earthquake

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Seaquake — Sea quake (s[=e] kw[=a]k ), n. A quaking of the sea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seaquake — [sē′kwāk΄] n. an earthquake on the ocean floor …   English World dictionary

  • seaquake — /see kwayk /, n. an agitation of the sea caused by a submarine eruption or earthquake. [1670 80; SEA + (EARTH)QUAKE] * * * …   Universalium

  • seaquake — noun An earthquake whose epicentre is beneath the sea …   Wiktionary

  • seaquake — n. earthquake that occurs at bottom of a sea or ocean …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seaquake — noun a sudden disturbance of the sea caused by a submarine eruption or earthquake …   English new terms dictionary

  • seaquake — sea·quake …   English syllables

  • seaquake — sea•quake [[t]ˈsiˌkweɪk[/t]] n. oce an agitation of the sea caused by a submarine eruption or earthquake • Etymology: 1670–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • seaquake — /ˈsikweɪk/ (say seekwayk) noun an agitation of the sea due to a submarine eruption or earthquake …   Australian English dictionary

  • seaquake — n. an earthquake under the sea …   Useful english dictionary

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