Origin of tsunami
Examples from the Web for tsunamic
It is heart rending and often provokes in me a tsunamic pity, an earthquake of goodwill.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for tsunamic
noun plural -mis or -mi
Word Origin for tsunami
Word Origin and History for tsunamic
1897, from Japanese tsunami, from tsu "harbor" + nami "waves."
Science definitions for tsunamic
Culture definitions for tsunamic
A large wave on the ocean, usually caused by an undersea earthquake, a volcanic eruption, or coastal landslide. A tsunami can travel hundreds of miles over the open sea and cause extensive damage when it encounters land. Also called tidal waves.