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The seismology section had a million probes down here, with a 99.8 success rate at predicting the magma flares.
Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  the branch of geology that studies earthquakes
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  • The seismology section had a million probes down here, with a 99.8 success rate at predicting the magma flares.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • (METEOROLOGY, HYDROLOGY, SEISMOLOGY) ERASE.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • With any luck, the centaur hadn’t run a seismology test on the manor grounds, or his ruse might be discovered.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
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Associated words [difficulty]:   seismology [8] , geology [2] , paleontology [5] , petrology [9] , seismic [6] , Richter scale [8] , San Andreas Fault [9]
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