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
References in periodicals archive ?
A magnitude 4.5 quake hit the town of Cortes in Surigao del Sur on Sunday morning, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.
According to the press service of the Institute of Seismology, the origin of this earthquake was located in 1 km to the N-E from Cholpon village, in 4 km to the N-W from Tuz village, in 6 km to the N-E from Epkin village, in 25 km to the S-W from Kochkorka village.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake, which struck at 4.42 a.m., occurred at a depth of 5 km, about 9 km southeast of Carrascal town in the northeast coast of Mindanao island, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported .
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) The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology downgraded the moderate earthquake that hit Pagudpud in Ilocos Norte to magnitude 5.4.
Summary: The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology issued a weather advisory.
Summary: Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India] November 22 (ANI): A major earthquake of magnitude 8 is due to hit Uttarakhand's Garhwal Himalaya which could afflict widespread damage in northern India, warned National Centre for Seismology Director Dr.
Summary: National Centre of Meteorology & Seismology stated that tomorrow's weather is expected to see high to very high temperatures
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The earthquake struck at 10.03 pm (1403 GMT), according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. "There is chaos, many of those affected are in shock," provincial Governor Sol Matugas said in an interview with a Manila radio station Saturday.
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In addition, the Institute of Seismology has been merged with the State Service for Seismology to study and monitor the seismological situation, improve the system of seismology and research activities in this field and study the atmospheric natural phenomena.