earthquake

suomi-englanti sanakirja

earthquake englannista suomeksi

  1. järistys

  2. maanjäristys

  1. Substantiivi

  2. maanjäristys

  3. Verbi

earthquake englanniksi

  1. A shaking of the ground, caused by volcanic activity or movement around geologic faults. (defdate)

  2. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  3. 2006, Declan Walsh, ''The Guardian'', 6 Oct 2006:

  4. Last year's earthquake crushed his house, his livelihood and very nearly his leg, he said, pointing to a plastered limb that refuses to heal.
  5. Such a quake specifically occurring on the planet Earth, as opposed to other celestial bodies. (defdate)

  6. 1988, Jürgen Oberst and Yosio Nakamura, “A seismic risk for the lunar base” in ''The Second Conference on Lunar Bases and Space Activities of the 21st Century,'' Vol. 1, p. 231-233, NASA:

  7. Since the response of some man-made structures to the ground motion near the epicenter is highly dependent on frequency, a significant difference in potential damage to the structures is expected between earthquakes and moonquakes.
  8. (quote-text)

  9. To undergo an earthquake.

  10. 1993, Gyeorgos C. Hatonn, ''The Best of Times: The Worst of Times'' (page 129)

  11. Watch the Philippines very closely for the next little while. There is rumbling and earthquaking deep within Pinatubo and increased earthquaking within Mayon.
  12. earthquake

  13. (synonyms)