Seismic meaning

sīzmĭk
Related to, or caused by an earthquake or other vibration of the Earth.
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(figuratively) Of very large, or widespread effect.
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The definition of seismic is relating to or subject to earthquakes or man-made tremors.

An example of something seismic is the movement of land during an earthquake; seismic movement.

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Of, subject to, or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration.
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Earthshaking.

An issue of seismic proportions and ramifications.

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Of, having to do with, or caused by an earthquake or earthquakes or by man-made earth tremors.
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Subject to earthquakes.
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Relating to an earthquake or to other tremors of the Earth, such as those caused by large explosions.
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Origin of seismic

  • Based on Ancient Greek σεισμός (seismos, “shaking, earthquake") + -ic.

    From Wiktionary