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accelerograph

[ ak-sel-er-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ækˈsɛl ər əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun

an accelerometer containing a pendulum device for measuring and recording ground motions produced by earthquakes.

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Origin of accelerograph

First recorded in 1905–10; acceler(ation) + -o- + -graph
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