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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of, subject to, or caused by an earthquake or an earth vibration produced artificially (as by an explosion in geophysical prospecting).

Usage examples (39)
  • Monday's quake occurred near the meeting point of two major fault lines, which geologists described as a seismically unstable triangle.
  • It's a lush and seismically active type of place. nfabq
  • With that news, the earth shook seismically across Pipelineistan.
  • Japan is a seismically active area with a tremor every five minutes. for more
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