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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake).

Usage examples (38)
  • The Richter Scale uses a seismograph to measure seismic waves.
  • But is Britain really, as Garton Ash writes, a "seismograph" or "thermometer" of European “ American relations?
  • Army seismograph data gave the impact time as 10: 06: 05.
  • "I'm getting a warning reading on the seismograph," he said. for more
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