instrument that makes a record of seismic waves caused by an earthquake, explosion, or other Earth-shaking phenomenon. Seismographs are equipped with ... [5 related articles]
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seismograph, seismographic 1. An instrument for recording vibrations of the Earth, particularly of earthquakes or artificially induced energy for the exploration of underlying rock formations and the interior of the Earth. 2. Any of various devices for measuring and recording the vibrations and inte...
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Instrument that measures the energy contained in seismic waves from an earthquake or other type of ground displacement.
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An instrument used to record seismic waves caused by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, etc.: the record it produces is a seismogram. The simplest seismograph has a horizontal bar, pivoted at one end and with a recording pen at the other. The bar, supported by a spring, bears a heavy weight. As the gr...
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A very sensitive instrument used to record and measure earthquakes. During an earthquake, vibrations initiated by fracturing of the earth's crust radiate outward from the point of fracture and are detected by seismographs. The visual record produced is called a "seismogram".
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An instrument that records seismic waves; that is, vibrations of the earth.
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1) ... is an instrument used to record the intensity and duration of an earthquake. 2) Measuring device 3) Measuring instrument 4) Measuring system
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A machine for measuring the intensity of earthquakes by recording the seismic waves that they generate.
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An instrument that detects, magnifies, and records vibrations of the Earth, especially earthquakes.
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An instrument that records seismic waves; that is, vibrations of the earth. Used to record and measure earthquakes.
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