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seis·mom·e·ter

 (sīz-mŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
A detecting device that receives seismic impulses.

seis′mo·met′ric (-mə-mĕt′rĭk), seis′mo·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
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seis•mom•e•ter

(saɪzˈmɒm ɪ tər, saɪs-)

n.
a seismograph equipped for measuring the direction, intensity, and duration of earthquakes by measuring the actual movement of the ground.
[1835–45]
seis`mo•met′ric (-məˈmɛ trɪk) seis`mo•met′ri•cal, adj.
seis•mom′et•ry, n.
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seismometer

a special seismograph equipped to measure the actual movement of the ground. — seismometry, n. — seismometric, adj.
See also: Earthquakes
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Translations
Seismometer
seismometri
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