quakeproof

quake·proof

 (kwāk′pro͞of′)
adj.
Designed or constructed to withstand or resist the effects of an earthquake.
tr.v. quake·proofed, quake·proof·ing, quake·proofs
To make quakeproof.

quake•proof

(ˈkweɪkˌpruf)

adj.
1. designed or built to withstand an earthquake.
v.t.
2. to make quakeproof.
[1935–40]
Translations

quakeproof

(inf)
adj building etcerdbebensicher
vterdbebensicher machen
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The facility is connected directly to a large quakeproof communication cable tunnel that is designed to protect cables from damage due to earthquakes as well as road construction.
8 magnitude earthquake in Iran stressing that the UAE is not on a major fault line and has historically taken steps to quakeproof its buildings while enacting world-class emergency preparedness plans.
Kansai Electric plans to use a quakeproof meeting room next to a reactor control room as a substitute until a seismic-isolated building is completed in fiscal 2015.
An official with the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said the Bushehr nuclear power plant is quakeproof and the Fukushima-like crises would never occur there.
He also need to take steps to increase the proportion of quakeproof homes from the current 76 percent, as one estimate says around 5,000 people may die if a magnitude 7 earthquake strikes Tokyo.
Only 74,335 meet the conventional quakeproof standards put into force in 1981, or 56.
After the 1906 disaster, Lawson was determined to build a quakeproof, fireproof house.
Rescue missions discovered the majority of local buildings failed to meet quakeproof construction standards.
And Los Angeles residents began looking for ways to quakeproof their lives - bolting down furniture, keeping shoes and flashlights by beds and stocking cupboards with emergency food and water.
Furthermore, the facility is connected directly to a large quakeproof communication cable tunnel that is designed to protect cables during earthquakes, as well as road construction.
The agency told the utility to immediately examine the buildings and consider reinforcement work if they are judged as not sufficiently quakeproof.
He will also need to take steps to increase the number of quakeproof homes from the current 76 percent, as one estimate says around 5,000 people may die if a magnitude 7 earthquake strikes Tokyo.