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/ˈərTHˌkwāk/,
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earthquakes, plural;
  1. A sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action

  2. A great convulsion or upheaval
    • - a political earthquake

  1. shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
  2. a disturbance that is extremely disruptive; "selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees"
  3. An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. The seismicity or seismic activity of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes experienced over a period of time. ...
  4. Earthquake is the first album from Uli Jon Roth's Electric Sun band. It was released in 1979 by Metronome GmbH.
  5. The Tremblement de Terre (or "Earthquake") Cocktail has been attributed to the French Post-Impressionist painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The name is derived from its effects, which tend to "shake up" the drinker.
  6. Nathaniel Martin Stroman (born May 29, 1963), best known as "Earthquake", is an African-American actor, voice artist, and comedian.
  7. Earthquake is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
  8. Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. ...
  9. (earthquakes) Schneider says the gov't is using a Tesla device to create earthquakes. Examples of said earthquakes: Kobe, Japan; 1989 San Francisco; there was no pulsewave as in normal earthquakes.
  10. (earthquakes) Sudden, violent movement of the earth’s crust.
  11. (EARTHQUAKES) judgments in the earth, Earth itself groaning and waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God
  12. (Earthquakes) Another menstral symptom of Nature is earthquakes. You recently swept the rug out from people in Chile, Asia, and worst of all, Haiti. How could you possibly murder nearly 300,000 of the world’s poorest people? Nature, I hate you for your earthquakes. ...
  13. (Earthquakes) Physical phenomena such as earthquakes are generally the end-products of a chain of causation operating not only on the physical plane but also on other cosmic planes. ...
  14. (earthquakes) 9; Istanbul, 315; Lisbon (1755), 729; Gondar, 880; Italy, 1224; Syria, 1328; Middle East, 1331; Japan, 2491, 2503; Armenia, 3296; Tajikistan, 3297; Kirghizstan, 3341; Chile, 3515; Ecuador, 3567, 3569; El Salvador, 3669; Managua, 3676, 3678; Mexico City, 3705; Turkey, 3804; Tokyo, ...
  15. a sudden shifting of masses of rock beneath Earth's surface, which releases enormous amounts of energy and sends out shock waves that cause the ground to shake.
  16. The Arabian and Eurasian tectonic plates converge to the north and east of Mesopotamia, resulting in occasional minor earthquakes in the Taurus PGP  and Zagros PGP  mountains.
  17. A sudden slipping or movement of a portion of the earth’s crust, accompanied and followed by a series of vibrations.
  18. To see or feel the earthquake in your dream, denotes business failure and much distress caused from turmoils and wars between nations.
  19. Rare phenomenon involving movements of the earth's crust that may be violent enough to cause damage to property or dwellings.
  20. The violent oscillatory motion of the ground caused by the passage of seismic waves radiating from a fault along which sudden movement has taken place.
  21. A shaking of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy that is stored in the rocks beneath the surface of the earth
  22. sudden release of energy through the earth’s crust in the form of seismic waves. Tension builds up within the crust as convectional forces in the mantle try to move the plates above but are prevented from doing so by friction between plates. When friction is overcome, an earthquake occurs.
  23. A discontinuous, surjective map from the hyperbolic plane to itself which moves different pieces isometricaly, and the pieces are separated by hyperbolic lines that make a lamination. ...
  24. A sudden, transient motion or trembling of the earth's crust, resulting from the waves in the earth caused by faulting of the rocks or by volcanic activity.
  25. This term is used to describe both sudden slip on a fault, and the resulting ground shaking and radiated seismic energy caused by the slip, or by volcanic or magmatic activity, or other sudden stress changes in the Earth.