Definition of Seismoscope. Meaning of Seismoscope. Synonyms of Seismoscope

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Definition of Seismoscope

Seismoscope
Seismoscope Seis"mo*scope, n. [Gr. ??? an earthquake + -scope.] (Physics) A seismometer.

Meaning of Seismoscope from wikipedia

- continuous record of ground motion; this record distinguishes them from seismoscopes, which merely indicate that motion has occurred, perhaps with some simple...
- inflow water clock by adding another tank; and invented the world's first seismoscope, which discerned the cardinal direction of an earthquake 500 km (310 mi)...
- Perhaps the earliest contribution to seismology was the invention of a seismoscope by the prolific inventor Zhang Heng in 132 AD. This instrument was designed...
- intumescent material said to withstand enormous amounts of heat. Zhang's seismoscope, also known as houfeng didong yi, an ancient Chinese seismometer. Multiple...
- William Bowie Medal Zhang Heng (Chinese, 78–139) – invented the first seismoscope Geophysics portal Earth sciences portal Physics portal List of geodesists...
- the Trebuchet was developed. In 132, polymath Zhang Heng invented the seismoscope for detecting earthquakes, which was not invented anywhere else in the...
- was also active during this period, inventing and presenting the first seismoscope in 132. A law is p****ed in Rome banning the execution of slaves without...
- In 132 CE, Zhang Heng of China's Han dynasty designed the first known seismoscope. In the 17th century, Athanasius Kircher argued that earthquakes were...
- ISBN 978-1-134-67881-5. Sleeswyk AW, Sivin N (1983). "Dragons and toads: the Chinese seismoscope of BC. 132". Chinese Science. 6: 1–19. Needham, Joseph (1959). Science...
- completed in Rome. Zhang Heng of Han dynasty designs the first known seismoscope. 1st century BC – Frontinus publishes his treatise De aquaeductu on Roman...