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coseismal Syllabification: co·seis·mal
Pronunciation: /kōˈsīzməl/ /-ˈsīsməl/

Definition of coseismal in English:


Relating to points on the earth’s surface affected by an earthquake simultaneously.
Example sentences
  • The purpose of the coseismal curves based upon these records is in general two - fold.
  • Several of Bull's research sites are within Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks since they are close enough to the San Andreas Fault for coseismal rock falls.
  • The field oscillation measurements allow to discover coseismal, near seismic and pre-seismic electromagnetism.


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A line on a map connecting coseismal points.
Example sentences
  • The rupture has declared itself in an unmistakable rift observable at the surface, and coseismals are therefore unnecessary for the determination if this important factor.


Mid 19th century: from co- 'jointly' + seismal (from Greek seismos 'earthquake', from seien 'to shake').

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