bradyseism


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bradyseism

(ˌbrædɪˈsaɪzəm)
n
(Geological Science) a gradual rise or fall in the earth's crust
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bradyseism

the slow upward and downward motion of the earth’s crust. — bradyseismic, adj.
See also: Earthquakes
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