bradyseism

noun
bra·​dy·​seism | \ ˈbrādēˌsīzəm \
plural -s

Definition of bradyseism

: a slow quiet upward or downward movement of the earth's crust

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Other Words from bradyseism

bradyseismal \ ¦brādē + \ adjective
bradyseismic \ " + \ or bradyseismical \ " + \ adjective

History and Etymology for bradyseism

brady- + -seism

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“Bradyseism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bradyseism. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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