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a combining form meaning “earthquake,” used in the formation of compound words: seismograph.

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Origin of seismo-

see origin at seism, -o-
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How to use seismo- in a sentence

  • Fawzi began wondering where in Nifflheim all the drilling rigs, and the seismo-trucks, were.

    The Cosmic Computer|Henry Beam Piper

British Dictionary definitions for seismo-

seismo-

before a vowel seism-


combining form

earthquakeseismology

Word Origin for seismo-

from Greek seismos
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