noun, Chiefly Law.
verb (used with or without object), seised, seising.
Chiefly Law. seize.
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
noun 1. the part of an active fault that has experienced little or no seismic activity for a long period, indicating the buildup of stresses that are useful in predicting earthquakes.