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  Words related to earthquake

Related / Similar Words: quake, temblor, seism

 

Definition:
  • shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity;
  • a disturbance that is extremely disruptive; "selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees";

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    Hyponyms: shock, seismic disturbance, tremor, earth tremor, microseism, seaquake, submarine earthquake

     

    Derivational Morphology: tremor, quake

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: zemljotres   Breton: kren-douar  
    Catalan: terratrèmol   Chinese: 地震  
    Croatian: potres   Dutch: aardbeving  
    Esperanto: tertremo   Estonian: maavärin  
    Finnish: maanjäristys   French: tremblement de terre  
    German: Erdbeben   Greek: σεισμός  
    Indonesian: Gempa bumi   Italian: terremoto  
    Japanese: 地震   Latvian: zemestrīce  
    Lithuanian: žemės drebėjimas   Maltese: terremot  
    Norwegian: jordskjelv   Polish: trzęsienie ziemi  
    Portuguese: terramoto   Romanian: cutremur  
    Russian: землетрясение   Spanish: terremoto  
    Swahili: tetemeko   Telugu: భూకంపం  
     
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