from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The record of an earth tremor made by a seismograph.
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- n. The graphical out-put from an accelerograph or seismograph.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The trace or record of an earth tremor, made by means of a seismograph.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The record made by a seismograph or seismometer; the result of an earthquake-shock as exhibited on the instrument or instruments employed, these varying in character and in the manner in which the elements of the shock are recorded. See seismometer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the graphical record of an earth tremor made by using a seismograph
The seismogram from the Virginia Tech Seismological Observatory is also nifty, when their webserver isn’t swamped!
Earthquake waves are recorded by a seismograph and the recording of waves on paper is called seismogram
The first indication of a nuclear explosion is when the actual seismogram differs from typical seismograms found in the region.
And finally scientists compare the seismogram with earlier seismograms of similar events.
"We're just beginning to eke out every wiggle on the seismogram and what it's telling us," says Wallace.
Like the wonk he is, Vidale also broke the play down into a time series and compared it with the squiggles on the seismogram.
A seismogram shows the tremors from the Ripon earthquake
Artist Luke Jerram has converted a seismogram of the devastating earthquake that took place in Japan in March into a 3-D-printed sculpture.
The seismogram charts nine minutes of the earthquake in its varying intensities.
The size of an earthquake depends on the size of the fault and the amount of slip on the fault, To measure an earthquake, scientists use seismogram recordings made on the seismographs at the surface of the earth to determine how large the earthquake was A short, somewhat straight line signifies a small earthquake, and a long unstraight line means a large earthquake.