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noun: An instrument for detecting or measuring faint tremors caused by an earthquake.
From Greek tromos (trembling). Earliest documented use: 1878.
“A tromometer being perfectly at rest whilst a heavy gale was blowing round the observatory shows that the connection between two sets of phenomena is not so close as might at first be supposed.”
John Milne; Seismology; Cambridge; 1898.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do. -Bob Dylan, singer-songwriter (b. 24 May 1941)
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