Definition of Foreshocks

1. Noun. (plural of foreshock) ¹



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Definition of Foreshocks

1. foreshock [n] - See also: foreshock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreshocks

foreshadows
foreshame
foreshank
foreshanks
foreshape
foresheet
foresheets
foreshew
foreshewed
foreshewing
foreshewn
foreshews
foreship
foreships
foreshock
foreshocks (current term)
foreshore
foreshores
foreshorten
foreshortened
foreshortening
foreshortenings
foreshortens
foreshot
foreshow
foreshowed
foreshower
foreshowers
foreshowing
foreshown

Literary usage of Foreshocks

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1. Proceedings of Conference LXII, 8th Joint Meeting of the U. S. Japan by R. L. Wesson (1995)
"foreshocks sometimes make it possible to predict an earthquake with pin-point accuracy. For example, foreshock activity played an essential role in issuing ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
""An earthquake of consequence ... is likely to be preceded by foreshocks, normally few in number and small in magnitude; and there is almost certain to be ..."

3. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America by Seismological Society of America (1917)
"... without sensible foreshocks, at 3 :32 pm (Pacific Coast Daylight-Saving Time) or 22:32 Greenwich Mean Civil Time. Newspaper reports published on the ..."

4. State of the Art in Probability and Statistics: Festschrift for Willem R by Mathisca de Gunst, Chris Klaassen, A. W. van der Vaart (2001)
"In particular, it is known that earthquake processes are quite asymmetric in time, with few foreshocks and many aftershocks; ..."

5. Catalog of Tsunamis in the Pacific, 1969-1982 edited by S. L. Soloviev, K. Kim, CGO Staff (1997)
"This figure shows the epicenters of the main shock, its foreshocks and its aftershocks observed until the end of December. Southwest of Mikura Island the ..."

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