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adjective as in pertaining to an earthquake or event within the earth's crust

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Previous studies have noted that CO2 tends to escape Earth in seismic hot spots.

I wonder if we could see some kind of seismic result on Sunday because of that.

Of 268 seismic stations around the world, 185, or 69 percent, showed significant reductions in human-caused noise.

As a result, researchers haven’t ever mapped the global scope of human seismic noise, Lecocq says.

Combining this wealth of seismic data with machine learning is “the future of earthquake analysis.”

He also warns that the entire Uffizi museum should be fortified with anti-seismic measures.

Similar reinforced plinths were developed by the Getty museums in Los Angeles to absorb the seismic movements there.

The masterpiece is huge, but structurally flawed and terribly vulnerable to seismic activity.

To an audience destabilized by seismic changes in the culture, he brings the assurance (and the threat) that Obama et al.

If you were following this saga, online, it felt like a seismic rumble.

Nothing short of a seismic cataclysm—an earthquake, in fact—could deter a San Francisco audience after that.

A great earthquake rarely, if ever, occurs without some preparation in the form of a marked increase of seismic activity.

The portion of the earth's surface which is vertically above the seismic focus is called the epicentre.

One clue to the solution of the problem is afforded by the seismic death-rate of the damaged towns.

Even the world itself lay under it, vaguely uneasy, sometimes startled to momentary seismic panic.

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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seismic, such as: null, tectonic, quaky, quivering, tremorous, and tremulous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.