Definition of seismogram in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪzmə(ʊ)ɡram/


A record produced by a seismograph.
Example sentences
  • The seismograms from earthquakes recorded at stations all over the world are analyzed to derive compressional and shear wave velocity and density as a function of depth.
  • All data are rapidly made available, and seismograms from large earthquakes are posted within minutes of occurrence.
  • Seismic interpretation began with the generation of synthetic seismograms and subsequent ties to seismic data.

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