volcanic earthquake

volcanic earthquake
вулканическое землетрясение

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • earthquake — /errth kwayk /, n. 1. a series of vibrations induced in the earth s crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating. 2. something that is severely disruptive; upheaval. [1300 50; ME erthequake …   Universalium

  • earthquake — [ʉrthkwāk΄] n. a shaking or trembling of the crust of the earth, caused by underground volcanic forces or by breaking and shifting of rock beneath the surface …   English World dictionary

  • Earthquake — For other uses, see Earthquake (disambiguation). Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 …   Wikipedia

  • Earthquake light — An earthquake light is an unusual luminous aerial phenomenon, similar in appearance to the aurora borealis, that allegedly appears in the sky at or near areas of tectonic stress, seismic activity or volcanic eruptions. Scientific evidence for the …   Wikipedia

  • Earthquake prediction — An earthquake prediction is a prediction that an earthquake in a specific magnitude range will occur in a specific region and time window. Predictions are considered as such to the extent that they are reliable for practical, as well as… …   Wikipedia

  • Volcanic belt — [ Trans Mexican Volcanic Belt in Mexico ] A volcanic belt is a large volcanically active region. Other terms are used for smaller areas of activity, such as volcanic fields. Volcanic belts are found above zones of unusually high temperature (700… …   Wikipedia

  • earthquake — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. tremor, seism, quake, shock. See violence. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. quake, tremor, temblor, tremblor, trembler, earthquake shock, shock, fault, slip, movement of the earth s surface, movement of the… …   English dictionary for students

  • earthquake insurance — noun : insurance against loss resulting from damage to buildings and their contents by earthquake, volcanic eruption, or both …   Useful english dictionary

  • earthquake — noun Date: 14th century 1. a shaking or trembling of the earth that is volcanic or tectonic in origin 2. upheaval 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • earthquake — noun /ˈɜː(r)θˌkweɪk/ A shaking of the surface of a planet, caused by volcanic activity or movement around geologic faults. Syn: quake See Also: moonquake, seaquake, starquake …   Wiktionary

  • earthquake — n. trembling of the earth (usually produced by volcanic action or other forces under the earth s crust) …   English contemporary dictionary

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