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aseismic

(eɪˈsaɪzmɪk)
adj
1. (Geological Science) denoting a region free of earthquakes
2. (not in technical use) denoting a region free of all but a few small earthquakes
3. (of buildings, etc) designed to withstand earthquakes
Translations
aseismisch
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- Outstanding durability, reliability and aseismic performance equivalent to GX Series
"I'm hoping that through this fascinating journey we'll unfold all the mysteries in play that comprise the signals we receive from 225 million kilometers away -- either from truly seismic or aseismic contributions, such as the wind, atmospheric or temperature variations," he said.
"The current bridge is aseismic risk, a freight bottleneck and a barrier to effective public transportation."
Magmatic response to early aseismic ridge subduction: The Ecuadorian margin case (South America).
Phivolcs noted that lava fountaining episodes transitioned into aseismic lava effusion in the early evening, feeding incandescent lava flows on the Bonga and Miisi gullies, the former of which advanced significantly downslope.
Understanding and evaluating soil behaviour, under seismic loading, is of extreme importance for a correct aseismic design of structures and earthworks.
Richli, Aseismic foundation system for nuclear power stations, SMiRT-4, Paper K.9/2, San Francisco, Calif, USA, 1977.
Some of these aseismic solutions are quite simple and rational (e.g., different variants of elastomeric bearings) and have found applications in the construction of bridges and important buildings.
[7], most of the slip of the May 20 event occurred along the Ferrara fault plane, even though some minor, aseismic slip on the Mirandola fault before the May 27 event is required to explain a tail-shaped deformation detected by the SAR satellites in the western part of the interferogram (Figure 2b in [7]) within the time window May12-27, 2012.
The historical (Ambraseys and Melville, 1982) and instrumental seismicity (Engdahl et al., 1998) in Iran suggests an intracontinental deformation concentrated in several mountain belts surrounding relatively aseismic blocks (central Iran, Lut and South Caspian blocks, (Vernant et al., 2004)).
An important benefit of this method is its applicability in both seismic and aseismic areas (Nakamura 2008).