microseism definition by Webster's New World
a very slight tremor or quivering of the earth's crust that is not related to an earthquake, usually caused by an atmospheric disturbance
Origin: ; from micro- plush Classical Greek seismos: see seismic
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- microseismic adjective
microseism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A faint earth tremor caused by natural phenomena, such as winds and strong ocean waves.
- miˌcro·seisˈmic adjective
microseism - Science Definition
A faint Earth tremor, unrelated to earthquakes, caused by natural phenomena, such as winds and strong ocean waves.