seismograph
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1858 an apparatus to measure and record vibrations within the earth and of the ground • seismographer nounseismographic adjectiveseismography noun

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  • Seismograph — Seismograph, Aufzeichnung von Aktivitäten des Vulkans Pinatubo (Philippinen) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Seismograph — Sm per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Neoklassische Bildung. Neubildung im Bereich der Geophysik aus gr. seismós Erschütterung, Erdbeben und graph.    Ebenso nndl. seismograaf, ne. seismograph, nfrz. s(é)ismographe, nschw. seismograf, nnorw.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Seismograph — Seis mo*graph, n. [Gr. ??? an earthquake + graph.] (Physics) An apparatus for registering the shocks and undulatory motions of earthquakes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seismograph — (griech.), s. Seismometer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • seismograph — (n.) 1858, from SEISMO (Cf. seismo ) + GRAPH (Cf. graph). Related: Seismographic …   Etymology dictionary

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

  • seismograph — [sīz′məgraf΄, sīs′məgraf΄, sīz′məgräf΄, sīs′məgräf΄] n. [ SEISMO + GRAPH] an instrument that records the intensity and duration of earthquakes and similar tremors seismographer [sīz′mäg′rə fər, sīs′mäg′rə fər] n. seismographic adj. seismography n …   English World 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

  • Seismograph — Seis|mo|graph 〈m. 16〉 = Seismograf * * * Seis|mo|graph usw.: ↑ Seismograf usw. * * * Seismograph   der, en/ en, Seismometer, Gerät zur …   Universal-Lexikon

  • seismograph — UK [ˈsaɪzməˌɡrɑːf] / US [ˈsaɪzməˌɡræf] noun [countable] Word forms seismograph : singular seismograph plural seismographs an instrument that is used for measuring the strength of earthquakes …   English dictionary

  • Seismograph — seismografas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas, automatiškai aptinkantis ir užrašantis žemės drebėjimo sukeltų seisminių bangų intensyvumą, sklidimo kryptį ir trukmę. atitikmenys: angl. seismograph vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

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