(originally) possession of either land or chattel.
the kind of possession or right to possession characteristic of estates of freehold.
(property law) feudal possession of an estate in land
noun, Chiefly Law. 1. seizing. verb (used with or without object), seised, seising. 1. Chiefly Law. seize. verb 1. to put into legal possession of (property, etc)
noun 1. an earthquake. noun 1. a less common name for earthquake
adjective 1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or caused by an earthquake or vibration of the earth, whether due to natural or artificial causes. adjective 1. relating to or caused by earthquakes or artificially produced earth tremors Also (less commonly) seismical (ˈsaɪzmɪkəl) 2. of enormous proportions or having highly significant consequences: seismic social change […]
- Seismic array
noun 1. a system of linked seismographs arranged in a regular geometric pattern to increase sensitivity to earthquake detection