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aseismic

[ey-sahyz-mik, -sahys-] /eɪˈsaɪz mɪk, -ˈsaɪs-/
adjective, Geology
1.
free from earthquakes.
Origin of aseismic
1880-1885
1880-85; a-6 + seismic
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British Dictionary definitions for aseismic

aseismic

/eɪˈsaɪzmɪk/
adjective
1.
denoting a region free of earthquakes
2.
(not in technical use) denoting a region free of all but a few small earthquakes
3.
(of buildings, etc) designed to withstand earthquakes
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Word Origin and History for aseismic
n.

"resistant to earthquake destruction," 1884, from a- (2) "not" + seismic.

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