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seismoscope

[sahyz-muh-skohp, sahys-] /ˈsaɪz məˌskoʊp, ˈsaɪs-/
noun
1.
an instrument for recording the occurrence or time of an earthquake.
Origin of seismoscope
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; seismo- + -scope
Related forms
seismoscopic
[sahyz-muh-skop-ik, sahys-] /ˌsaɪz məˈskɒp ɪk, ˌsaɪs-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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seismoscope

/ˈsaɪzməˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
an obsolete instrument that indicates the occurrence of an earthquake Compare seismograph
Derived Forms
seismoscopic (ˌsaɪzməˈskɒpɪk) adjective
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