megaseism

noun

mega·​seism
ˈmegəˌsīzəm sometimes -sez- or -sāz- or -sēz-
: a violent earthquake
megaseismic
¦⸗⸗¦sī|zmik also |sm- sometimes -¦se| or -¦sā| or -¦sē|
adjective

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary mega- + seism

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“Megaseism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megaseism. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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