The definition of seismic is relating to or subject to earthquakes or man-made tremors.adjective
An example of something seismic is the movement of land during an earthquake; seismic movement.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- of, having to do with, or caused by an earthquake or earthquakes or by man-made earth tremors
- subject to earthquakes
Origin: < Gr seismos, earthquake < seiein, to shake < IE base *twei-, to excite, shake, shock > Sans tviṣ-, to be excited, sparkle
- seismically adverb
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- Of, subject to, or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration.
- Earthshaking: an issue of seismic proportions and ramifications.
- seisˈmi·cal·ly adverb
seismic - Science Definition
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