earth wave

noun

Definition of earth wave

1a : an elastic vibration of the material of the earth
b : a visible undulation of alluvial or unconsolidated material at the surface of the earth that has been reported to occur in severe earthquakes
2 : an immobile undulation on the earth's surface

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“Earth wave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/earth%20wave. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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