Definition of Seismic disturbance

1. Noun. An instance of agitation of the earth's crust. "The first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch"

Exact synonyms: Shock
Generic synonyms: Earthquake, Quake, Seism, Temblor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seismic Disturbance

seismic damper
seismic dampers
seismic design
seismic disturbance (current term)
seismic fitness
seismic lithosphere
seismic load
seismic loads
seismic moment
seismic moments
seismic performance
seismic retrofit
seismic risk
seismic risks
seismic stratigraphy
seismic wave
seismic waves
seismic zoning

Literary usage of Seismic disturbance

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

1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1888)
"It is all very well to talk of " slight seismic disturbances," but what i* a slight seismic disturbance to a free-born Briton— to a Briton, that is to say, ..."

2. History of New Mexico: Its Resources and People by George B. Anderson, Pacific States Publishing Co (1907)
"The closest students of their language and traditions agree that a seismic disturbance may have destroyed their former home : some even go so far as to ..."

3. Monthly Bulletins by Philippines Weather Bureau (1907)
"Both the duration of the seismic disturbance corresponding to the first shock and the amplitude of the vertical component observed in all of them indicated ..."

4. California Seismic Retrofit Policies: An Evaluation of Local Practices in (1993)
"... forces at least equal to those experienced in the seismic disturbance in Seattle on April 13, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1900)
"The seismic disturbance then seems to have grown in intensity, and about 7 minutes past four the increased amplitudes (which, by the way, it must be noted, ..."

6. Technology Against Terrorism: Structuring Security (1994)
"... fixed magnetic field by any seismic disturbance, thereby triggering an alarm. Disturbances that contribute to nuisance alarms are generated by animals, ..."

7. Scientific Papers by George Howard Darwin, Francis Darwin, Ernest William Brown (1907)
"... amounting to -j^yth of a second, so that the observed connection between barometric oscillation and seismic disturbance must be of a different kind. ..."

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