Definition of


  1. (adj, all) subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration

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Synonyms of Seismic


Alternate forms of Seismic

Derivations: seism

Origin of the word Seismic

  1. 1858, from Gk. seismos "earthquake," from seiein "to shake." Seismological is attested from 1850; seismometer is from 1841. more

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