seismography

[ sahyz-mog-ruh-fee, sahys- ]
/ saɪzˈmɒg rə fi, saɪs- /

noun

the scientific measuring and recording of the shock and vibrations of earthquakes.

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Origin of seismography

First recorded in 1860–65; seismo- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM seismography

seis·mog·ra·pher, noun
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