Recent Examples of seismograph from the Web
The Point Loma seismograph station reported that the quake was between the fifth and sixth intensity here in a scale in which the 10th intensity is the maximum.
There's also a seismograph monitoring geological activity all over the world.
In 1988, during a home game, a crowd of near 80,000 reacted to the game’s final pass loudly enough to register as an earthquake by a seismograph located in LSU’s campus about 1,000 feet from the stadium.
And those mysterious readings on seismographs at the University of Colorado in October 2007?
The test, which was carried out in a tunnel in northeastern North Korea, was picked up almost instantly by seismographs around the world, including the U.S. Geologic Survey.
Like a seismograph, the legislative elections registered what has been a slow, but seismic shift among the nation's socioeconomic classes.
The seismographs are deployed for the National Science Foundation by a consortium of U.S. universities that acquires and distributes seismological data.
A helicopter flies in a lightweight drill rig to dig into bedrock or permafrost for the seismograph, said Bob Busby, transportable array manager for Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology.
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Origin and Etymology of seismograph
First Known Use: 1858See Words from the same year
SEISMOGRAPH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seismograph for English Language Learners
: a device that measures and records the movement of the earth during an earthquake
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