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Relating to or denoting lines on a map connecting places where an earthquake was experienced with equal strength.
- ‘Robert Mallet's detailed study of the 1857 Naples earthquake resulted in the first known isoseismal map.’
- ‘Figure 1 is an isoseismal map of the earthquake zone, showing the distribution of intensities of shaking, with contours of equal intensity.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.