teleseism

[ tel-uh-sahy-zuh m ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌsaɪ zəm /

noun Geology.

a tremor caused by an earthquake originating a great distance from the seismographic station that records it.

Nearby words

  1. telescopic,
  2. telescopic sight,
  3. telescopium,
  4. telescopy,
  5. telescreen,
  6. teleshop,
  7. teleshopping,
  8. telesis,
  9. telesoftware,
  10. telespectroscope

Origin of teleseism


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