from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An earthquake; specifically, the most violent oscillations curing the continuance of an earthquake; also, the sudden movement of the ground consequent upon the intentional explosion of a mine or the accidental explosion of a magazine of explosives.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An earthquake.
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- noun An
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April 29th, 2005 doctor who request: earthshock here's a request: does anyone have a copy of "Earthshock" (yes, the one where Adric dies) such that they could either send it to me or transcribe a very small section from the end?
An earthshock had raised wavelets like a forest of spearpoints from the harbor's surface.