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isoseismic

[ahy-suh-sahyz-mik, -sahys-] /ˌaɪ səˈsaɪz mɪk, -ˈsaɪs-/
adjective, Geology
1.
noting or pertaining to equal intensity of earthquake shock.
2.
noting or pertaining to an imaginary line on the earth's surface connecting points characterized by such intensity.
noun
3.
an isoseismic line.
Also, isoseismal.
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British Dictionary definitions for isoseismal

isoseismal

/ˌaɪsəʊˈsaɪzməl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to equal intensity of earthquake shock
noun
2.
a line on a map connecting points at which earthquake shocks are of equal intensity
Systematic name isoseismic
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