[sahyz-muh-gram, sahys-]


a record made by a seismograph.

Origin of seismogram

First recorded in 1890–95; seismo- + -gram1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for seismogram

record made by a seismograph or seismometer, 1888, from seismo- + -gram.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

seismogram in Science



The record that is produced by a seismograph.
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