What does seismology mean?

Definitions for seismology
saɪzˈmɒl ə dʒi, saɪs-seis·mol·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seismology(noun)

    the branch of geology that studies earthquakes

Wiktionary

  1. seismology(Noun)

    The study of the vibration of the Earth's interior caused by natural and unnatural sources, such as earthquakes.

  2. Origin: From (seismos) "earthquake" and (logia) "study of"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seismology(noun)

    the science of earthquakes

  2. Origin: [Gr. an earthquake + -logy.]

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  1. 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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seismology in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seismology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of seismology in a Sentence

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    Instead of requiring nuclear power plants to be prepared for the actual flooding and earthquake hazards that could occur at their sites, the NRC will allow them to be prepared only for the old out-of-date hazards typically calculated decades ago when the science of seismology and hydrology was far less advanced than it is today.

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