Share this entry
aseismic Syllabification: a·seis·mic
Pronunciation: /āˈsīzmik/

Definition of aseismic in English:


Not characterized by earthquake activity.
Example sentences
  • Part of this complexity can be related to the presence of irregularities on the subducting plates, such as aseismic ridges and arc terranes.
  • Much recent work in the south and west Pacific has focused on the nature of uplift along the region's island arcs: either aseismic (vertical creep) or coseismic.
  • We want to understand the connections between aseismic deformation and earthquake occurrence.
Definition of aseismic in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources