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An instrument for automatically detecting and recording the intensity, direction, and duration of a movement of the ground, especially of an earthquake.

seis·mog′ra·pher (sīz-mŏg′rə-fər) n.
seis′mo·graph′ic (-grăf′ĭk), seis′mo·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
seis·mog′ra·phy n.


(saɪzˈmɒg rə fi, saɪs-)

1. the scientific measuring and recording of the shock and vibrations of earthquakes.
seis•mog′ra•pher, n.


1. the scientific measuring and recording of the shock and vibrations of earthquakes.
2. seismology.
See also: Earthquakes
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Noun1.seismography - the measurement of tremors and shocks and undulatory movements of earthquakes
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"


[saɪzˈmɒgrəfɪ] Nsismografía f


nSeismologie f
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Authorities did not provide a casualty figure but the Kandilli observatory, Turkey's main seismography centre, said the quake was capable of killing many people.
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