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Richter scale

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Richter scale(noun)

    a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 formerly used to express the magnitude of an earthquake on the basis of the size of seismograph oscillations

Wiktionary

  1. Richter scale(Noun)

    A value on the Richter scale

  2. Richter scale(ProperNoun)

    A logarithmic scale used to express the energy released by an earthquake, each increase of 1 representing a 32-fold increase in energy.

  3. Origin: From American seismologist Charles Richter.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Richter scale in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Richter scale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Richter scale in a Sentence

  1. Andres Meira:

    The science is all there, we have tested it out in two earthquakes and they worked just fine. One was a seven pointer (on the Richter scale) and it worked perfectly.

Images & Illustrations of Richter scale

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  • échelle de RichterFrench
  • பணக்கார அளவில்Tamil

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