Definition of meizoseismal in English:

meizoseismal

adjective

Geology
  • Relating to the points of maximum disturbance in an earthquake; specifically designating a region that has undergone maximum disturbance in an earthquake. Also as noun (rare).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mallet (1810–1881), civil engineer and scientist. From ancient Greek μείζων greater, comparative of μέγας great + ancient Greek σεισμός earthquake + -al.

Pronunciation

meizoseismal

/ˌmeɪzəʊˈsʌɪzml/