Definition of 'seismic'
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The presidential election will be conducted against a backdrop of seismic political and economic turmoil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These are linked to the worrying increase in seismic activity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Why this seismic change in national life? Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it would be naive to pretend that seismic political change can be avoided. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Experts said that the region appeared to have entered a dangerous phase of heightened seismic activity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are undergoing a seismic change in club ownership. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are seismic changes happening across the global economy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The fear is that the seismic activity will loosen the cement that keeps the well pipe in place. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It would be a seismic shock today if Italy scored more than two tries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Political colleagues recalled the personal attributes behind her ability to forge seismic economic, political and social change. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It would be foolish to read too much into one result, but it was still a seismic shock. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The perception could be that we are undergoing a peak in global seismic activity, but the science suggests otherwise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)ANOTHER day, another seismic shock in the worldwide economic earthquake. The Sun (2008)The past 20 years have seen seismic social, cultural and technological change. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'seismic'
British English: seismic ADJECTIVE
Seismic means caused by or relating to an earthquake.
Earthquakes produce two types of seismic waves.
Definition of seismic from the Collins English Dictionary
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