bathyseism


bathyseism
\\ˈbathə̇ˌsīzəm\ noun
Etymology: bathy- + -seism
: an earthquake of deep origin recordable at seismographic stations the world over

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bathyseism — bathy·seism …   English syllables

  • bathyseism —   n. earthquake taking place at great depth …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bathy- — combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek, from bathys deep; akin to Welsh boddi to drown, Sanskrit gāhate he dives into 1. : deep bathyseism …   Useful english dictionary


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