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Meaning of "aseismic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ASEISMIC

aseismic  [eɪˈsaɪzmɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ASEISMIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Aseismic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ASEISMIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Aseismic creep

In geology, aseismic creep is measurable surface displacement along a fault in the absence of notable earthquakes. An example is along the Calaveras fault in Hollister, California. Streets crossing the fault in Hollister show significant offset and several houses sitting atop the fault are notably twisted. The city attracts geologists and geology students almost weekly. There is also significant aseismic creep along the Hayward fault in and north of Hayward, California, but this is insufficient to prevent a substantial earthquake. Creep of the Hayward Fault has displaced this curb since its construction about 15 years prior. Offset in the California Memorial Stadium...

Definition of aseismic in the English dictionary

The first definition of aseismic in the dictionary is denoting a region free of earthquakes. Other definition of aseismic is denoting a region free of all but a few small earthquakes. Aseismic is also designed to withstand earthquakes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ASEISMIC


algorismic
ˌælɡəˈrɪzmɪk
cataclysmic
ˌkætəˈklɪzmɪk
coseismic
kəʊˈsaɪzmɪk
cosmic
ˈkɒzmɪk
cytoplasmic
ˌsaɪtəʊˈplæzmɪk
endoplasmic
ˌɛndəʊˈplæzmɪk
erethismic
ˌɛrɪˈθɪzmɪk
isoseismic
ˌaɪsəʊˈsaɪzmɪk
microcosmic
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈkɒzmɪk
microseismic
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsaɪzmɪk
multiorgasmic
ˌmʌltɪɔːˈɡæzmɪk
organismic
ˌɔːɡənˈɪzmɪk
orgasmic
ɔːˈɡæzmɪk
osmic
ˈɒzmɪk
paroxysmic
ˌpærəkˈsɪzmɪk
protoplasmic
ˌprəʊtəʊˈplæzmɪk
sarcoplasmic
ˌsɑːkəʊˈplæzmɪk
seismic
ˈsaɪzmɪk
strabismic
strəˈbɪzmɪk
trismic
ˈtrɪzmɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ASEISMIC

ascus
ASD
ASDE
asdic
asea
ASEAN
aseity
asemantic
asepalous
asepsis
aseptate
aseptic
aseptically
asepticism
asepticize
asexual
asexual spore
asexuality
asexually

WORDS THAT END LIKE ASEISMIC

anosmic
archiplasmic
archoplasmic
axoplasmic
cataclasmic
chasmic
deutoplasmic
ectoplasmic
embolismic
exosmic
fantasmic
hyaloplasmic
idioplasmic
macrocosmic
nucleoplasmic
pancosmic
phantasmic
plasmic
tenesmic
toxoplasmic

Synonyms and antonyms of aseismic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «aseismic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ASEISMIC

Find out the translation of aseismic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of aseismic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «aseismic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

抗震
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aseismic
570 millions of speakers

English

aseismic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

aseismic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

aseismic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

асейсмична
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aseismic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

aseismic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

parasismique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Aseismic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

aseismische
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

耐震
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

내진
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aseismic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

aseismic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

aseismic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आश्मीक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

asismik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

asismico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

aseismic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

асейсмічнимі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

seismic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τα αντισεισμικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aseismic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

aseismic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

aseismic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of aseismic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ASEISMIC»

The term «aseismic» is normally little used and occupies the 115.430 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ASEISMIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «aseismic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «aseismic» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about aseismic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASEISMIC»

Discover the use of aseismic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to aseismic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Subduction of Aseismic Oceanic Ridges: Effects on Shape, ...
We have discussed how aseismic ridges on the overridden plate might form notches or cusps in the trace of the subduction zone if back-arc extension can occur. The Tehuantepec, Cocos-Carnegie, and Nazca Ridges, as well as the Alaska ...
P. R. Vogt, A. Lowrie, D. R. Bracey, 1976
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Basics of Structural Dynamics and Aseismic Design
Damodarasamy & Kavitha, Damodarasamy S. R., kavitha S. Weak beam Weak column (a) (b) Figure 13.8 Capacity design (a) Strong column—Weak beam, and (b) Strong Beam—Weak column. It is desired to allow the formation of plastic ...
Damodarasamy & Kavitha, Damodarasamy S. R., kavitha S.
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Petrology of the Ocean Floor
CHAPTER 3 ASEISMIC RIDGES As the name indicates, aseismic ridges are so called because they lack seismic activity. Some will show a few earthquake epicenters but in general they are all considered to be stable oceanic regions. Only a ...
R. Hekinian, 2000
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Evolutionary Aseismic Design of Self-centering ...
The analyses results indicate that the seismic performance of a SMRF with PTED connections subjected to the earthquake records studied in this report exceeds the performance of a SMRF with conventional moment-resisting connections subjected ...
Georgios Apostolakis, 2006
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Ancient Seismites
Italy Leonello Serva Eutizio Vittori Agenzia Nazionale per la Protezione dell ' Ambiente {Italian Environmental Protection Agency), via Vitaliano Brancati 48, 00l44 Rome, Italy ABSTRACT Recognition of coseismic and aseismic slip in trench ...
Frank R. Ettensohn, Nicholas Rast, Carlton Elliot Brett, 2002
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The Seismogenic Zone of Subduction Thrust Faults
Abstract. This paper discusses the processes and mechanical factors that define the seis- mogenic zone and the updip transition from seismic to aseismic faulting. We review friction laws for granular and clay-rich fault zones and discuss them ...
Timothy H. Dixon, J. Casey Moore, 2007
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Microearthquake Seismology and Seismotectonics of South Asia
Aseismic Zone The quiescent zone or the aseismicity in the upper Assam valley, between the Shillong Plateau and Eastern Syntaxis, is worth noting (Fig. 6.10). Khattri and Wyss (1978) and Khattri et al. (1983) demarcated the upper Assam ...
J. R. Kayal, 2008
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Arc Volcano of Japan: Generation of Continental Crust from ...
Due to both magma accumulation and cumulate formation behind the aseismic front, the overlying crust then is uplifted to form an outer arc. If the overlying crust is thick, like in continental crust, the uplift will form a coastal mountain range.
Takeru Yanagi, 2011
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Seismicity Patterns, Their Statistical Significance and ...
155 (1999) 425-442 0033-4553/99/040425-18 $ 1.50 + 0.20/0 I Pure and Applied Geophysics The Variation of Stresses due to Aseismic Sliding and its Effect on Seismic Activity NAOYUKI KATOU and TOMOWO HiRASAWA3 Abstract ...
Max Wyss, Kunihiko Shimazaki, Akihiko Ito, 1999
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Seismicity Associated With Mines, Reservoirs and Fluid ...
150 (1997) 563-583 0033 455397040563 21 $ 1.50 + 0.20/0 | Pure and Applied Geophysics Seismic and Aseismic Slips Induced by Large-scale Fluid Injections F. H. CORNET,' J. HELM,2 H. POITRENAUD' and A. ETCHECOPAR4 Abstract ...
Shahriar Talebi, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASEISMIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term aseismic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dams, fault lines and quakes
Built in a previously aseismic area, it was responsible for several ... The area now is again aseismic — a suggestion that the region may have ... «The Borneo Post, Jun 15»
2
Readers Interested in Environmental Studies Can Gather …
Aseismic Ridges, Basins, Barchans, Beach Ridges, Mountain ranges, Oceans, Rift Valleys, Swamps and many other landforms came into ... «Digital Journal, Jun 15»
3
New findings reveal fluid injection's role in man-made earthquakes
The research showed, based on dynamic modeling, that injecting fluids at high pressure promotes aseismic, or non-seismic, fault creep, and ... «InterAksyon, Jun 15»
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Seismicity triggered by fluid injection–induced aseismic slip
Seismicity triggered by fluid injection–induced aseismic slip. Yves Guglielmi,*,; Frédéric Cappa,,; Jean-Philippe Avouac,,; Pierre Henry,; Derek ... «Science Magazine, Jun 15»
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Fracking technique raises prospect of better prediction of mega …
The experiment shows that a better alternative for monitoring injection-induced fault slip is “aseismic creeping” – which is the displacement ... «The Conversation UK, Jun 15»
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Caldera collapse triggered Iceland earthquakes
... determine that most of the subsidence of the ice was due to what is called aseismic activity—the kind that does not produce big earthquakes. «Futurity: Research News, May 15»
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Are We Safe?
While earthquakes are one of nature's greatest hazards to life, thankfully Sri Lanka is considered to be in an aseismic zone away from major ... «Sunday Leader, May 15»
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After the 7.9 shock
There is no evidence that the energy is being dissipated through aseismic means (mechanisms other than earthquakes) and earthquakes will ... «The Statesman, May 15»
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Fracking and Earthquakes
According to the USGS, Colorado tends to have “minor earthquake activity,” and the eastern portion of the state is considered “nearly aseismic. «Food and Water Watch, May 15»
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Public Release: 22-Apr-2015 Earthquake potential where there is no …
... of these regions had underlying features that could have been used to identify that the region was not as "aseismic" as previously thought. «EurekAlert, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Aseismic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/aseismic>. Oct 2019 ».
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