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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tremor (or one of a series of tremors) following the main earthquake.

Usage examples (38)
  • The word aftershock makes it kind of seem insignificant.
  • This morning, there was another so-called aftershock in Haiti.
  • What kind of aftershock are we talking about right now?
  • And you could feel this is a different kind of aftershock, Christiane. for more
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