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  • Microseismometer — Mi cro*seis*mom e*ter, n. [Microseism + meter.] A seismometer for measuring amplitudes or periods, or both, of microseisms. {Mi cro*seis*mom e*try}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Microseismometry — Microseismometer Mi cro*seis*mom e*ter, n. [Microseism + meter.] A seismometer for measuring amplitudes or periods, or both, of microseisms. {Mi cro*seis*mom e*try}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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