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seismology

noun seis·mol·o·gy \sīz-ˈmä-lə-jē, sīs-\

: the scientific study of earthquakes

Full Definition of SEISMOLOGY

:  a science that deals with earthquakes and with artificially produced vibrations of the earth
seis·mo·log·i·cal \ˌsīz-mə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌsīs-\ also seis·mo·log·ic \-jik\ adjective
seis·mol·o·gist \sīz-ˈmä-lə-jist, sīs-\ noun

Origin of SEISMOLOGY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1858

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