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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
From Greek seismos, from seiein (to shake). Earliest documented use: 1883.
“The deep seisms are hundreds of thousands of small, individual quakes occurring in parts of the deep crust.”
Keay Davidson; Deep Tremors Could Be Clues to Surface Quakes; San Francisco Chronicle; Mar 15, 2007.
See more usage examples of seism in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations. -Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and painter (b. 24 Mar 1919)
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