Related formsseis·mi·cal·ly, adverbnon·seis·mic, adjectiveun·seis·mal, adjectiveun·seis·mic, adjective
Examples from the Web for seismic
Similar reinforced plinths were developed by the Getty museums in Los Angeles to absorb the seismic movements there.
The masterpiece is huge, but structurally flawed and terribly vulnerable to seismic activity.
To an audience destabilized by seismic changes in the culture, he brings the assurance (and the threat) that Obama et al.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you were following this saga, online, it felt like a seismic rumble.LeBron James Returns to Cleveland: How 'The Decision 2.0' Happened|Robert Silverman|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This adds to rising housing prices, due to high demand and a seismic shift in the demographic of a neighborhood.
In connexion, however, with a seismic disturbance of the first magnitude the superficial features may be markedly affected.
A great earthquake rarely, if ever, occurs without some preparation in the form of a marked increase of seismic activity.A Study of Recent Earthquakes|Charles Davison
This is known variously as the seismic centre, centrum, hypocentre, origin or focus.
But even time cannot obviate the seismic effects of new inventions, and shifts in jurisdictional matters are always imminent.The Armies of Labor|Samuel P. Orth
Sound and seismic waves were slow, and the flare of atomic explosions couldn't be seen here.Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison