Definition of coseismal in English:

coseismal

adjective

  • Relating to points on the earth's surface affected by an earthquake simultaneously.

    • ‘The field oscillation measurements allow to discover coseismal, near seismic and pre-seismic electromagnetism.’
    • ‘The purpose of the coseismal curves based upon these records is in general two - fold.’
    • ‘Several of Bull's research sites are within Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks since they are close enough to the San Andreas Fault for coseismal rock falls.’

noun

  • A line on a map connecting coseismal points.

    • ‘The rupture has declared itself in an unmistakable rift observable at the surface, and coseismals are therefore unnecessary for the determination if this important factor.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from co- jointly + seismal (from Greek seismos earthquake from seien to shake).

Pronunciation:

coseismal

/kōˈsīsməl/