seismology


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seis·mol·o·gy

 (sīz-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The geophysical science of earthquakes and the mechanical properties of the earth.

seis′mo·log′ic (-mə-lŏj′ĭk), seis′mo·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
seis′mo·log′i·cal·ly adv.
seis·mol′o·gist n.

seismology

(saɪzˈmɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Geological Science) the branch of geology concerned with the study of earthquakes and seismic waves
seismologic, ˌseismoˈlogical adj
ˌseismoˈlogically adv
seisˈmologist n

seis•mol•ogy

(saɪzˈmɒl ə dʒi, saɪs-)

n.
the science or study of earthquakes and their phenomena.
[1855–60]
seis`mo•log′i•cal, adj.
seis`mo•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
seis•mol′o•gist, n.

seis·mol·o·gy

(sīz-mŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of earthquakes, including their origin, geographic distribution, effects, and possible prediction.

seismology

the branch of geology that studies earthquakes and their effects. Also seismography. — seismologist, n. — seismologic, seismological, adj.
See also: Earthquakes

seismology

1. The study of earthquakes.
2. The study of Earth tremors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seismology - the branch of geology that studies earthquakesseismology - the branch of geology that studies earthquakes
geophysical science, geophysics - geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
Translations
عِلْم الزلازِل
seismologie
seismologi
seismologia
seismologia
sismologieseismology
סייסמולוגיה
földrengéstan
seismologi
skjálftafræîi
地震学
seismologia
seismologija
seismoloģija
seismologia
seizmológia
Sismolojideprem bilimi

seismology

[saɪzˈmɒlədʒɪ] Nsismología f

seismology

[saɪzˈmɒlədʒi] nsismologie f

seismology

nSeismologie f, → Erdbebenkunde f

seismology

[saɪzˈmɒlədʒɪ] nsismologia

seismic

(ˈsaizmik) adjective
of earthquakes. seismic disturbances.
seisˈmology (-ˈmolədʒi) noun
the science or study of earthquakes.
ˌseismoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
seisˈmologist noun
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