epicentre

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epicentre

(ˈɛpɪˌsɛntə) or

epicenter

n
1. (Geological Science) Also called: epicentrum the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake or underground nuclear explosion. Compare focus6
2. informal the absolute centre of something: the epicentre of world sprinting.
[C19: from New Latin epicentrum, from Greek epikentros over the centre, from epi- + kentron needle; see centre]
ˌepiˈcentral adj
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Noun1.epicentre - the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
geographic point, geographical point - a point on the surface of the Earth
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epicentre

epicenter (US) [ˈepɪsentəʳ] Nepicentro m
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epicentre

[ˈɛpɪsɛntər] epicenter (US) népicentre m
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epicentre

, (US) epicenter
nEpizentrum nt
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epicentre

epicenter (Am) [ˈɛpɪˌsɛntəʳ] nepicentro
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