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1. n. [Geophysics]

A device used during surveying to measure the acceleration of a ship or aircraft, or to detect ground acceleration in boreholes or on the Earth's surface produced by acoustic vibrations.

See: geophonemulticomponent seismic datareceiverseismometersurveythree-component seismic data