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microseism

play
noun mi·cro·seism \ˈmī-krə-ˌsī-zəm\

Definition of microseism

  1. :  a feeble rhythmically and persistently recurring earth tremor

microseismic play \ˌmī-krə-ˈsīz-mik, -ˈsīs-\ adjective
microseismicity play \-sīz-ˈmi-sə-tē, -sīs-\ noun


Origin of microseism

International Scientific Vocabulary micr- + Greek seismos earthquake — more at seismic


First Known Use: 1887


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