seismometry

noun

seis·​mom·​e·​try sīz-ˈmä-mə-trē How to pronounce seismometry (audio)
sīs-
: the scientific study of earthquakes

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of seismometry was in 1858

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“Seismometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seismometry. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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