coseismal definition

  • adjective:
    • associated with or designating a line connecting the points on a map that indicate the places at the same time suffering from an earthquake shock.
    • associated with or designating a line connecting the points on a map that suggest the places at the same time afflicted with an earthquake surprise.
    • Of or pertaining to a line on a map connecting locations at the same time suffering from a seismic event.
    • becoming where earthquake waves arrive at the same time
    • Of or regarding a line on a map linking locations simultaneously affected by a seismic event.
    • being where earthquake waves arrive simultaneously
  • noun:
    • A coseismal line.
    • A coseismal range.
  • others:
    • The term utilized by Mallet to designate the curve or range along which a wave of earthquake-shock “simultaneously [synchronously] hits the planet earth's surface”; the crest of a wave of surprise. See homoseismal, isochrone, isoseismal.
    • the word employed by Mallet to designate the bend or range along which a wave of earthquake-shock “simultaneously [synchronously] hits the planet earth's surface”; the crest of a wave of surprise. See homoseismal, isochrone, isoseismal.

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