seism

noun
\ ˈsīzəm \
plural -s

Definition of seism

 (Entry 1 of 2)

\ ˌsīzəm \
plural -s

Definition of seism (Entry 2 of 2)

: seismic movement tachyseism

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History and Etymology for seism

Noun

Greek seismos

Noun combining form

Greek seismos earthquake

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“Seism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seism. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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