a combining form meaning “earthquake,” used in the formation of compound words:
noun 1. any of various instruments for measuring and recording the vibrations of earthquakes. noun 1. an instrument that registers and records the features of earthquakes. A seismogram (ˈsaɪzməˌɡræm) is the record from such an instrument Also called seismometer seismograph (sīz’mə-grāf’) An instrument that detects and records vibrations and movements in the Earth, especially during […]
[sahyz-mog-ruh-fee, sahys-] /saɪzˈmɒg rə fi, saɪs-/ noun 1. the scientific measuring and recording of the shock and vibrations of earthquakes. 2. seismology.
1. seismological. 2. seismology. seismol seismology
noun 1. the science or study of earthquakes and their phenomena. noun 1. the branch of geology concerned with the study of earthquakes and seismic waves seismology (sīz-mŏl’ə-jē) The scientific study of earthquakes and of the internal structure of the Earth. It includes the study of the origin, geographic distribution, effects, and possible prediction of […]