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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The graphical record of an earth tremor made by using a seismograph.

Usage examples (13)
  • Earthquake waves are recorded by a seismograph and the recording of waves on paper is called seismogram
  • The seismogram from the Virginia Tech Seismological Observatory is also nifty, when their webserver isn’t swamped!
  • And finally scientists compare the seismogram with earlier seismograms of similar events.
  • "We're just beginning to eke out every wiggle on the seismogram and what it's telling us," says Wallace. for more
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