seismic wave

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  1. a wave of energy that is generated by an earthquake or other earth vibration and that travels within the earth or along its surface.

Origin of seismic wave

First recorded in 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for seismic wave

seismic wave

  1. an earth vibration generated by an earthquake or explosion

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