Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
An instrument for automatically detecting and recording the intensity, direction, and duration of a movement of the ground, especially of an earthquake.
seis·mog′ra·pher (sīz-mŏg′rə-fər) n.
seis′mo·graph′ic (-grăf′ĭk), seis′mo·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Geological Science) an instrument that registers and records the features of earthquakes. A seismogram (ˈsaɪzməˌɡræm) is the record from such an instrument. Also called: seismometer
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
seis•mo•graph(ˈsaɪz məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈsaɪs-)
any of various instruments for measuring and recording the vibrations of earthquakes.
seis`mo•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) seis`mo•graph′i•cal, adj.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
An instrument that detects and records vibrations and movements in the Earth, especially during an earthquake. By comparing the records produced by seismographs located in three or more locations across the Earth, geologists can determine the location and strength of an earthquake. ♦ The record produced by a seismograph is called a seismogram.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
an instrument for measuring and recording the intensity of earth tremors.See also: Instruments
any of various devices for measuring and recording the vibrations and intensities of earthquakes. — seismographer, n. — seismographic, seismographical, adj.See also: Earthquakes
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
An instrument used to detect and record movements of the ground, especially during Earth tremors.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||seismograph - a measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake)|
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
seismograph[ˈsaɪzməgrɑːf] N → sismógrafo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
seismograph[ˈsaɪzməgrɑːf] n → sismographe m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Seismograf m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
seismograph[ˈsaɪzməˌgrɑːf] n → sismografo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995