[ sahyz-muh-skohp, sahys- ]
/ ˈsaɪz məˌskoʊp, ˈsaɪs- /
an instrument for recording the occurrence or time of an earthquake.
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OTHER WORDS FROM seismoscopeseis·mo·scop·ic [sahyz-muh-skop-ik, sahys-] /ˌsaɪz məˈskɒp ɪk, ˌsaɪs-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for seismoscope
First is the seismoscope, which will merely detect and record the fact that there has been such a tremor.The San Francisco Calamity|Various
In other words, a seismoscope is any instrument capable of calling attention only to an earth-shake.The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes|Edwin J. Houston
British Dictionary definitions for seismoscope
/ (ˈsaɪzməˌskəʊp) /
an obsolete instrument that indicates the occurrence of an earthquakeCompare seismograph
Derived forms of seismoscopeseismoscopic (ˌsaɪzməˈskɒpɪk), adjective
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