Definition of Seisms
1. Noun. (plural of seism) ¹
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Definition of Seisms
1. seism [n] - See also: seism
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Literary usage of Seisms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1835)
"Or would this only give opportunity for seisms to be formed, to ripen, and to destroy the future harmony of the society ? And would these effects be avoided ..."
2. The Knickerbocker; Or, New York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1835)
"Should it be early, in order to give time to settle their minds on a successor? Or would this only give opportunity for seisms to ..."
3. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1824)
"This was with some additions extended, by 1555, C. 46. and 1587, C. 64., to all seisms even of lands holden of subjects : But as no abbreviate was thereby ..."
4. An Account of the Most Important Public Records of Great Britain: And the by Charles Purton Cooper (1832)
"(5)] Abridgment of the Register of seisms from 1781 to 1820. [It is said of this Abridgment, that it is calculated to convey the most complete and accurate ..."
5. On Some Principles of Seismic Geology by William Herbert Hobbs, Eduard Süss, Ferdinand Montessus de Ballore (1907)
"It was, however, in this volcanic theory of seisms that the idea of an earthquake focus, origin, or centrum had its birth; and it was the laborious ..."
6. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"seisms lacustris, L.—Lyte. From its use in making used for fruit; . . . . the term is still in use in East Anglia for a shapeless flexible mat basket.'—Hal. ..."
7. The Popular Science Monthly (1887)
"The instruments in use for the observation of micro- seisms are scarcely to be classed as perfect seismographs or ..."