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I wouldn't say I was grumpy. It's more pathological - I have seismic tantrums. I get red in the face and cry at least three times a week, and I have to lie down and have a nap afterwards.
Jenny Eclair

Meaning of "seismic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SEISMIC

seismic  [ˈsaɪzmɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEISMIC

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

WHAT DOES SEISMIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Seismology

Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the propagation of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field also includes studies of earthquake effects, such as tsunamis as well as diverse seismic sources such as volcanic, tectonic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes. A related field that uses geology to infer information regarding past earthquakes is paleoseismology. A recording of earth motion as a function of time is called a seismogram. A seismologist is a scientist who does research in seismology.

Definition of seismic in the English dictionary

The definition of seismic in the dictionary is relating to or caused by earthquakes or artificially produced earth tremors Also : seismical,. Other definition of seismic is of enormous proportions or having highly significant consequences.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SEISMIC


algorismic
ˌælɡəˈrɪzmɪk
aseismic
eɪˈsaɪzmɪk
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
strabismic
strəˈbɪzmɪk
trismic
ˈtrɪzmɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEISMIC

seism
seismal
seismic array
seismic wave
seismical
seismically
seismicity
seismism
seismogram
seismograph
seismographer
seismographic
seismographical
seismography
seismologic
seismological
seismologically
seismologist
seismology
seismometer

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEISMIC

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

Synonyms and antonyms of seismic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «seismic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEISMIC

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

Translator English - Chinese

地震的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sísmico
570 millions of speakers

English

seismic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भूकंप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الزلزالية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сейсмическая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sísmico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভূকম্পীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sismique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Seismik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

seismisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

地震の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지진의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Seismik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

địa chấn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நில அதிர்வு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भूकंपाचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sismik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sismico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sejsmiczne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сейсмічна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

seismic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σεισμικής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

seismiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

seismisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

seismikk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of seismic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEISMIC»

The term «seismic» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.432 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEISMIC» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

3 QUOTES WITH «SEISMIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word seismic.
1
Jenny Eclair
I wouldn't say I was grumpy. It's more pathological - I have seismic tantrums. I get red in the face and cry at least three times a week, and I have to lie down and have a nap afterwards.
2
Rosie O'Donnell
I'm sure I will cause tremendous seismic shifts in the culture again.
3
Richard Schiff
I remember the day Richard Nixon won in 1968. That was a time that seemed certain to bring about long awaited seismic change in America. But events of tragic proportion took us on a turn. Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. were suddenly dead.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEISMIC»

Discover the use of seismic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to seismic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Handbook for Seismic Data Acquisition in Exploration
The book explains why we use the seismic method in exploration and is written in a manner palatable to geologists, field crews, exploration managers, petroleum engineers, and geophysicists.
Brian J. Evans, William H. Dragoset, 1997
2
Seismic Analysis of Structures
With this book, readers will gain proficiencies in the following: fundamentals of seismology that all structural engineers must know; various forms of seismic inputs; different types of seismic analysis like, time and frequency domain ...
T. K. Datta, 2010
3
3-D Seismic Interpretation
Topics covered in this book include basic structural interpretation and map-making; the use of 3-D visualisation methods; interpretation of seismic amplitudes, including their relation to rock and fluid properties; and the generation and ...
Michael Bacon, Robert Simm, Terence Redshaw, 2003
4
A Petroleum Geologist's Guide to Seismic Reflection
This book is written for advanced earth science students, geologists, petroleum engineers and others who want to get quickly ‘up to speed’ on the interpretation of reflection seismic data.
William Ashcroft, 2011
5
Processing of Seismic Reflection Data Using MATLAB
This short book is for students, professors and professionals interested in signal processing of seismic data using MATLAB .
Wail A. Mousa, Abdullatif A. Al-Shuhail, 2011
6
Seismic Attributes for Prospect Identification and Reservoir ...
The book is illustrated generously with color figures throughout.
Satinder Chopra, K. J. Marfurt, 2007
7
Seismic Design of Building Structures: A Professional's ...
A Comprehensive Review of Seismic Concepts and Principles A thorough review of seismic building codes Easy-to-use formulas, figures, and tables Detailed illustrations and definitions of seismic terminology 129 practice problems 34 example ...
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE, 2011
8
Fundamentals of Seismic Wave Propagation
This book provides a consistent and thorough development of modelling methods widely used in elastic wave propagation ranging from the whole Earth, through regional and crustal seismology, exploration seismics to borehole seismics, sonics ...
Chris Chapman, 2004
9
Full Seismic Waveform Modelling and Inversion
This book develops and describes state of the art methodologies covering all aspects of full waveform tomography.
Andreas Fichtner, 2010
10
Seismic Monitoring in Mines
Routine seismic monitoring in mines was introduced over 30 years ago with two main objectives in mind: • immediate location of larger seIsmIC events to guide rescue operations; • prediction of large rockmass instabilities.
A.J. Mendecki, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEISMIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term seismic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Increased seismic activity at Kick 'em Jenny
THE SEISMIC RESEARCH Centre of the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad has notified authorities in the Eastern Caribbean that there has ... «Nation News, Jul 15»
2
New Monitoring Program to Add More Seismic Sensors in Texas
Abbott recently signed a bill to spend $4.47 million over the next two years for a new seismic monitoring program, the Houston Chronicle reported. «NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Jun 15»
3
Seismic testing off Clyde River cancelled for 2015
An energy consortium of three companies has cancelled its plans to conduct seismic testing off of Baffin Island this summer. The hamlet of Clyde River, Nunavut ... «CBC.ca, May 15»
4
Nepal earthquake: long expected in active seismic region
Earlier this month some of the world's leading earth scientists met in Kathmandu to review the resilience of Nepal in the face of a powerful earthquake they knew ... «Financial Times, Apr 15»
5
'Man-made' earthquakes: Is fracking adding to seismic activity in US?
Two new reports, released this week, show links between higher seismic activity in typically dormant areas and the injection of wastewater from hydraulic ... «Christian Science Monitor, Apr 15»
6
NEB to defend Nunavut seismic program in court
The Inuit community of Clyde River is challenging the National Energy Board in federal court Monday, saying its approval of seismic testing for oil and gas ... «The Globe and Mail, Apr 15»
7
Obama Administration Criticized For Seismic Airgun Blasting In The …
“The magnitude of the proposed seismic activity is likely to have significant, long-lasting, and widespread impacts on the reproduction and survival of fish and ... «Science 2.0, Mar 15»
8
State to rule on offshore seismic tests that may start in spring
Coastal regulators will soon look at the first request to conduct offshore seismic testing using airguns for oil and gas off the North Carolina coast as early as this ... «The Outer Banks Voice, Feb 15»
9
Wednesday Round-Up: Seismic analysis of Seahawks' NFC …
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN) was on site for Sunday's NFC Championship win over the Green Bay Packers to monitor crowd-generated ... «Seahawks.com, Jan 15»
10
Researchers: Kam Chancellor TD was game's most seismic play
Seismic activity at CenturyLink Field after the Kam Chancellor's interception and touchdown run. (Tweeted by Pacific Northwest Seismic Network). «The Seattle Times, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Seismic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/seismic>. Sep 2019 ».
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