Earthquake synonyms

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A faint earth tremor caused by natural phenomena, such as wind.
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A relatively minor seismic shaking or vibrating movement. Tremors often precede larger earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.
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An instance of quaking.
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A violent collision, impact, or explosion, or the force or movement resulting from this:
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(Geol.) Any movement displacing parts of rock or soil masses in relation to one another; small fault or landslide
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Two is defined as the number equal to the sum of one plus one.
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A fracture in a rock formation along which there has been movement of the blocks of rock on either side of the plane of fracture. Faults are caused by plate-tectonic forces.
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(Physics) A magnet designed to make a beam of charged particles follow a curving path in a accelerator.
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Of, having to do with, or caused by an earthquake or earthquakes or by man-made earth tremors
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The act of moving; a movement.
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Any of various New World passerine birds of the family Mimidae.
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In 1857 Irish engineer/scientist Mallet proposed the theory that earthquakes move outward from a central focal point, and that, by locating the direction that the earthquake came from, the focal points could be located and studied.
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(Geology) A small earthquake, or seismic event.
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(Music) A rapid alternation of a principal tone with another represented on the next degree of the staff above or below it; a trill.
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A minor tremor of the earth that precedes a larger earthquake originating at approximately the same location.
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An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
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(Weightlifting): The act of performing a single, controlled exercise motion; also called a rep. A group of repetitions is a set.
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Upheaval is a sudden and dramatic change or disruption, often that leads to chaos.
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Find another word for earthquake. In this page you can discover 44 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for earthquake, like: microseism, tremor, quake, tremblor, temblor, shock, slip, two, earthquake shock, fault and movement of the earth's surface.