Simple Definition of seismograph
: a device that measures and records the movement of the earth during an earthquake
Origin of seismograph
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1858
Rhymes with seismograph
allograph, autograph, barograph, bathyscaphe, cenotaph, chronograph, circle graph, cryptograph, epigraph, epitaph, half-and-half, hectograph, holograph, homograph, hygrograph, kymograph, lithograph, logograph, micrograph, monograph, pantograph, paragraph, phonograph, photograph, pictograph, polygraph, quarterstaff, serigraph, shadowgraph, shandygaff, spectrograph, sphygmograph, telegraph, thermograph, typograph
SEISMOGRAPH Defined for Kids
Definition of seismograph for Students
: a device that measures and records vibrations of the earth
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