Crossword clues for seismic
- Of earthquakes
- Resulting from earthquakes
- Related to rumbling
- Related to earthquakes
- Related to big vibrations
- Like many tsunamis
- Like great shakes
- Like earthquakes
- Like activity that can move mountains
- Huge and abrupt
- Having enormous effect
- Having a momentous impact
- Enormous in proportion
- Caused by bad vibrations?
- Like fault-line activity
- Kind of wave
- Earth-shattering, maybe
- Subject to earthquakes
- Caused by an earthquake
- Of enormous proportions
- Relating to earthquakes
- Is interrupting half college, producing great upheaval
- Dramatic deep breaths heard over microphone
- Pertaining to earthquakes
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Seismic \Seis"mic\, Seismal \Seis"mal\, a. [Gr. seismo`s an earthquake, from sei`ein to shake.] Of or pertaining to an earthquake; caused by an earthquake.
Seismic vertical, the point upon the earth's surface vertically over the center of effort or focal point whence the earthquake's impulse proceeds, or the vertical line connecting these two points.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. 1 Related to, or caused by an earthquake or other vibration of the Earth. 2 (context figuratively English) Of very large, or widespread effect.
adj. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration [syn: seismal]
Seismic is the seventh studio album by San Diegan punk band Dogwood, originally titled Your Tongue Is the Deadliest of Arrows by the band. Artwork photos feature former members Scott Bergen and Eddie Spangler, although they did not perform on the album's recording, and both had left the band by the time of its release. Bassist Jason Harper announced he was leaving the group during the album's recording.
Usage examples of "seismic".
These catastrophic seismic disturbances apparently produced the geologic divide, the Mississippi Valley Time-Slip, fracturing our continent into the ruined Here-and-Now of the eastern seaboard and the anachronistic There-and-Then of western North America.
The refit of the Hawkbill had been a major accomplishment in this endeavor: the submarine had taken on an impressive array of sonar, seismic equipment, and a battery of other electronics intended for use by academic and governmental researchers.
Ellsworth-Beroza nucleation zone was now constant, showing ever-building seismic activity.
Seismic tomography attempts to use Seismic waves to do the same for the interior of the Earth.
If the early settlers had been allowed to use seismic tomography to decide where to place Station, it might all have been avoided, but the Greens had exerted pressure on world governments and on the UN to ban the importation of large explosives to the Moon.
The core drillings, the seismic tomography, the petrography and magnetometry and analytical chemistryall of the tools of physical geology he found interesting and was adept at using and interpreting, but at heart what he most liked was just walking in the territory with a hammer and a hand lens, looking at the terrain and picking up rocks.
Efforts, however, are underway to establish a viable predictive model which will integrate the various tectonic, geologic, hydrological, and seismic dynamics presently under investigation by Geosciences Department personnel.
The five seismograph stations of the Passive Seismic Experiment set up between1969and1977 as part of the United States Apollo Program detected up to 3,000 moonquakes every year.
They bring in a slew of hardware and two notebooks filled with pages of squiggly lines like the kind you see on Richter Scales to record seismic activity.
He can hear the noise of the Strip a block away: high-db rock music with yelping electronic toms and seismic bass, obbligato horn honks from the traffic jam, a volley of mystifying animalian howls.
As a geophysical oceanographer Suzanne was well aware that the Mohorovicic discontinuity was the name given to a specific layer within the earth that marked an abrupt change in the velocity of sound or seismic waves.
Charlie Mollier, the geologist, had reported strange seismic readings, harmonic vibrations radiating through the deep-sea mountain range.
A week or so before, Petra had driven a public works truck around the mall, seemingly examining pavement, but really sending seismic mini-shocks through the ground, outlining the nonconducting empty space that hung under the plant store like a giant egg.
Each of its million pushrods was tiny, but the force needed to move all of them at once was seismic, and she could sense the tremendous strains on the power shafts and gear boxes thundering through the sturdy floor of the keep.
For if Jazz had wondered at the seismic or corrosive forces of nature which had created the mountains, what was he to make of the spindly towers of mist-wreathed rock standing to the east: fantastically carven, mile-high aeries that soared like alien sky-scrapers up from the boulder plain in the shadow of the rearing mountains?