Definition of Coseismal

1. Adjective. Being where earthquake waves arrive simultaneously.

Exact synonyms: Coseismic
Similar to: Unstable



Definition of Coseismal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a line on a map connecting places simultaneously affected by a seismic event. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coseismal

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coseismal

cosecant
cosecants
cosech
cosechs
cosecs
cosed
cosediment
cosedimented
cosedimenting
cosediments
cosegregate
cosegregated
cosegregates
cosegregating
cosegregation
coseismal (current term)
coseismals
coseismic
coseismics
coself
cosenage
cosenages
cosentient
coses
coset
cosets
cosey
coseys
cosh
cosh pocket

Literary usage of Coseismal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Earthquakes: An Introduction to Seismic Geology by William Herbert Hobbs (1907)
"... developed his idea of coseismal lines, and thus gave a new lease of life to the centrum theory. In the same year appeared a paper by ..."

2. The Physics of Earthquake Phenomena by Cargill Gilston Knott (1908)
"Laibach, Charleston, Assam. Determination of Epicentre. coseismal Lines. Dutton's Discussion of Time Observations. Determination of Depth of Focus. ..."

3. ... The Hereford Earthquake of December 17, 1896: Considered in Relation to by Edward Greenly (1899)
"Map of coseismal Lines. then ... Judging from the form of the coseismal lines, it would seem that the epoch selected ..."

4. A Study of Recent Earthquakes by Charles Davison (1905)
"coseismal lines were defined by Mallet as long ago as 1849, but, ... With evidence so abundant, a new method of drawing coseismal lines becomes possible. ..."

5. The Hereford Earthquake of December 17, 1896 by Charles Davison (1899)
"The distances between the coseismal lines in eight directions are given in the ... BETWEEN coseismal LINES Thus, the average distance between the first and ..."

6. A Study of Recent Earthquakes by Charles Davison (1905)
"coseismal lines were defined by Mallet as long ago as 1849, but, ... With evidence so abundant, a new method of drawing coseismal lines becomes possible. ..."

7. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph LeConte, Herman Le Roy Fairchild (1903)
"110 represents coseismal curves, and b, c, d, three points on the curve; ... coseismal Lines. Determination of the Focus.—Mallet's Method. ..."

8. Earthquakes in the Light of the New Seismology by Clarence Edward Dutton (1904)
"The coseismal method of determining the epicentrum, therefore, can seldom give a very accurate result. The same criticism might be passed upon the ..."

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