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hypocenter : Related Words Words similar in meaning to hypocenter
- ground zero
- term hypocenter
- nuclear airburst
- subsurface nuclear explosion
- strain energy
- noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
root; beginning; rootage; source.
- the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
- Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
- Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
- communism's Russian root
- noun properties attributable to your ancestry
- he comes from good origins
- noun two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
- noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
- he put the lamp back in its place
- noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
- noun a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
- noun the act of exploding or bursting
- the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
- the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft
- noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
heart; middle; eye; centre.
- it is in the center of town
- they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
- they were in the eye of the storm
- noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
centerfield; center field.
- he hit the ball to deep center
- noun a quantity of no importance
cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
- it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
- reduced to nil all the work we had done
- we racked up a pathetic goose egg
- it was all for naught
- I didn't hear zilch about it
- noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
0; nought; cipher; cypher.
- adjective beneath the surface
- subsurface materials of the moon
- noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
- he made a bad mistake
- she was quick to point out my errors
- I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
- noun an imperfection in an object or machine
- a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
- if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer
- noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
- energy can take a wide variety of forms
- noun forceful exertion
vigor; vigour; zip.
- he plays tennis with great energy
- he's full of zip
- noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
- he threw a rock at me
- noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
- that mountain is solid rock
- stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries
- noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
- the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
- he had no direction in his life
- noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
- in focus
- out of focus
- noun an explosion in the atmosphere
- noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
- noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
- she endured the stresses and strains of life
- he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson
- adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
- nuclear war
- nuclear weapons
- atomic bombs
- adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
- nuclear physics
- nuclear fission
- nuclear forces
- noun the target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile)
- noun the site of the World Trade Center before it was destroyed
- noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
- there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
- the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
- noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
- they skimmed over the surface of the water
- a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
- the sun has no distinct surface
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- noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
- he learned many medical terms
- noun a limited period of time
- a prison term
- he left school before the end of term
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- noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
seism; temblor; quake.
- noun a disturbance that is extremely disruptive
- selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees
- noun the solid part of the earth's surface
dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
- the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
- the earth shook for several minutes
- he dropped the logs on the ground
- noun a rational motive for a belief or action
- the reason that war was declared
- the grounds for their declaration
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