aseismic

adjective

1
: not subject to earthquakes
an aseismic region
2
: resisting the destructive forces of earthquakes
aseismicity
¦ā + ˌ-
noun
plural -es

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary a- entry 2 + seismic

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“Aseismic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aseismic. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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