groundbreaking

[ ground-brey-king ]SEE DEFINITION OF groundbreaking
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This was a time of many innovations and groundbreaking scientific theories.

WORD ORIGIN

1907 as a figurative adjective, from expression to break ground, either for planting or for building; see ground (n.) + break (v.).

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seismic

adjectivepertaining to an earthquake or event within the earth's crust
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