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aseismic

[ ey-sahyz-mik, -sahys- ]
/ eɪˈsaɪz mɪk, -ˈsaɪs- /
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adjective Geology.
free from earthquakes.
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Origin of aseismic

First recorded in 1880–85; a-6 + seismic

Words nearby aseismic

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British Dictionary definitions for aseismic

aseismic
/ (eɪˈsaɪzmɪk) /

adjective
denoting a region free of earthquakes
(not in technical use) denoting a region free of all but a few small earthquakes
(of buildings, etc) designed to withstand earthquakes
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