shake wave

noun

Definition of shake wave

: a seismic disturbance in which the motion of particles is perpendicular to the direction of the wave's propagation — compare love wave

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“Shake wave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shake%20wave. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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