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Aftershock

Definition of the noun aftershock

What does aftershock mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aftershocks

  1. a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake
    • example: Five tremors in excess of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale have shaken Japan just this week, but scientists are warning that the largest expected aftershock has yet to hit.
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • more generic terms: earth tremor / microseism / tremor = a small earthquake

Alternative definition of the noun aftershock

noun

  1. An earthquake that follows in the same vicinity as another, usually larger, earthquake (the "main shock").
  2. [figuratively] By extension, any result or consequence following a major event.

Specialised definition of the noun aftershock

Glossary of sports

a delayed psychological or physical reaction to a serious event or trauma (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Groups

  1. Aftershock was a metalcore band based out of Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1992 by the Dutkiewicz brothers, and broke up in mid-1999 shortly after Adam Dutkiewicz formed Killswitch Engage. In 2001, after a 2-year hiatus, the group re-formed for a reunion tour in Japan. After the band's last effort, the release of the "Live In Japan EP" in 2004, the group officially broke up. The band also consisted of past and present members of Killswitch Engage and Shadows Fall. The group is best known for its hit 2001 single from the Five Steps From Forever EP, "For Those Of You Who Kill".
  2. Aftershock is a musical group.

Music

  1. "Aftershock" is the 21st studio album by British rock band Motörhead. Originally expected to be released in mid-2013, it was released on 18 October in Germany, 21 October 2013 in the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe, and on 22 October in North America. The album was produced by Cameron Webb.
  2. "Aftershock" is the tenth album by the R&B band Average White Band.
  3. "Aftershock" is a musical album of Aquasky vs. Masterblaster.
    • also known as Aftershock (disc 2), Aftershock (disc 1), Aftershock (disc 3)
    • released in (15 years ago)
  4. "Aftershock" is a musical album of Aphrodite.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  5. "Aftershock" was the proposed second studio album by singer/songwriter Amy Pearson. Originally planned for release in mid-2009, its release was delayed numerous times until its eventual cancellation.
  6. "Aftershock" is the second album by Canadian rock band, Forty Foot Echo. Created after a complicated series of events that led to the breakup of the original band lineup, lead singer Murray Yates suffered a period of depression.
  7. "Aftershock" is a musical album of Landmarq.
    • released in (13 years ago)
  8. "Aftershock" is a musical album of Aftershock.
  9. "Aftershock" is a musical album of Space Eater.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  10. "Aftershock" is a composition.
  11. "Aftershock" is a musical album of Galaxion.
  12. "Aftershock" is a composition.
  13. "Aftershock" is a musical single of Priscilla Angelique.
    • released on
  14. "Aftershock" is a musical album of Warchest.
  15. "Aftershock" is a musical album of University of Illinois Xtension Chords.
  16. "Aftershock" a.k.a. "aftershock!!" is a composition.

Writings

  1. "Aftershock" is a book published in1998 that was written by Chris Archer.
    • also known as Aftershock Mind Warp 6, Aftershock (Mindwarp)
    • language: English Language
    • released on (17 years ago)
  2. "Aftershock" is a book published in 1996 that was written by John Vornholt.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (19 years ago)
  3. "Aftershock" is a book by Quintin Jardine.
    • also known as "Aftershock (Bob Skinner Mysteries)"
    • genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
    • subject: Police procedural
  4. "Aftershock" is a book written by Sylvia Day.
  5. "Aftershock" is a book by Alan Burridge.
    • subject: Adventure

There are many other writings with this title.

Films

  1. "Aftershock" is a 2012 Chilean-American disaster horror film starring Eli Roth. It is directed by Nicolás López and written by López, Roth, and Guillermo Amoedo, from a story by Roth and López.
  2. "Aftershock" is a 2010 Chinese drama film directed by Feng Xiaogang and produced by Huayi Brothers, starring Xu Fan, Zhang Jingchu, Chen Daoming, Lu Yi, Zhang Guoqiang and Li Chen. The film depicts the aftermath of the 1976 Tangshan earthquake. It was released in China on 22 July 2010, and is the first "big commercial film" IMAX film created outside the United States. The film was a major box office success, and has grossed more than US$100 million at the Chinese box office.
    • also known as Tángshān Dàdìzhèn, Tangshan dadizhen
    • country: China
    • language: Standard Chinese
    • producers: Guo Yanhong, Han Sanping, Wang Zhongjun
    • executive producers: Wang Zhonglei & Chen Kufu
    • production design by Huo Tingxiao
    • written by Su Xiaowei
    • starring:
    • cinematography by Lü Yue
    • edited by Yang Xiao
    • music by Wang Liguang
    • genres: World cinema, Adventure Film, Action Film, Environment, Epic film, Thriller, Chinese Movies, Drama
    • released on (4 years ago)
    • some of the awards:
        • Asian Film Award for Best Film (Mainland China / Hong Kong)
        • Asian Film Award for Best Director (Mainland China / Hong Kong) nomination for Feng Xiaogang
        • Asian Film Award for Best Actress (Mainland China / Hong Kong) nomination for Xu Fan
        • Asian Film Award for Best Visual Effects (Mainland China / Hong Kong) nomination for Phil Jones
        • Asian Films People's Choice Award for Favorite Actress nomination for Xu Fan
        • Asian Film Award for Best Actress (Mainland China / Hong Kong), received by Xu Fan
        • Asian Film Award for Best Visual Effects (Mainland China / Hong Kong), received by Phil Jones
        • Asian Film Award for Top-Grossing Film Director (Mainland China / Hong Kong), received by Feng Xiaogang
        • Asian Film Award for Top-Grossing Asian Film (Mainland China / Hong Kong), received by Feng Xiaogang
        • Hong Kong Film Award for Best Asian Film (China)
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination for Zhang Jingchu
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Director nomination for Feng Xiaogang
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Writing nomination for Su Xiaowei
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Cinematography nomination for Lü Yue
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Art Direction nomination for Huo Tingxiao
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Music nomination for Wang Liguang
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Picture
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Actress nomination for Xu Fan
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Art Direction, received by Huo Tingxiao
        • Golden Rooster Award for Best Music, received by Wang Liguang
        • Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actress nomination for Xu Fan
        • Hundred Flowers Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination for Jerry Lee
        • Hundred Flowers Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination for Zhang Jingchu
        • Hundred Flowers Award for Best Picture
        • Hundred Flowers Award for Best Director nomination for Feng Xiaogang
        • Hundred Flowers Award for Best Newcomer nomination for Wendy Zhang
        • Hundred Flowers Award for Best Picture
        • Hundred Flowers Award for Best Director, received by Feng Xiaogang
        • Hundred Flowers Award for Best Newcomer, received by Wendy Zhang
    • official website: www.mediaasia.com/aftershock
  3. "Aftershock": A female alien comes to Earth thinking there's intelligent life. Instead she finds civilization has collapsed. Aided by two self-appointed martial arts weilding guardians she fends off Road Warrior-esque punks and an oppressive government.
  4. "Aftershock" a.k.a. "Quake", also known as Aftershock and The Stalker, is a USA Suspense thriller TV movie, released on June 23, 1992. The film starred Steve Railsback and Erika Anderson. The film was directed by Louis Morneau.
  5. "Aftershock" is a short film.

Character

Aftershock is a fictional character who appeared in the Marvel Comics' Spider-Girl series. She is the daughter of Max Dillon in the MC2 timeline.

Miscellanea

Aftershock sont des montagnes russes navette inversées du parc Silverwood Theme Park, aux États-Unis. Du 7 octobre 2001 au 28 octobre 2007, l'attraction était le Déjà Vu de Six Flags Great America et a ouvert à sa localisation actuelle le 21 juillet 2008.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aftershock

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Google previewEssentials of Geology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An aftershock is a smaller earthquake that occurs after ...

Google previewEarth, An Introduction to Physical Geology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An aftershock is a smaller earthquake that occurs after ...

Google previewPhysical Geology - Earth Revealed (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An aftershock is a smaller earthquake that occurs after a previous large earthquake, in the same area of the main shock.

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Health (2003)

by David Worthington

aftershock. One of (sometimes a series of) smaller tremorsthatfollowthe main shock of an earthquake. Smaller tremorsthatoccurbefore the main shock of an earthquake are known as foreshocks. agar A seaweed extract, also known as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

Three Volume Set by John A Matthews

aftershock An EARTHQUAKE that occurs during the days, weeks or months after a major earthquake due to movements along the same FAULT surface. Aftershocks usually have a lesser EARTHQUAKE ...

Google previewThe New First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2004)

What Your Child Needs to Know by Eric Donald Hirsch, William G. Rowland, Michael Stanford

aftershock An aftershock is a less powerful quake that occurs after an EARTHQUAKE. air pollution Air ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

Aftershock, featured original members Gorrie, Ball and McIntyre alongside Alex Ligertwood, a fellow-Scot and former vocalist with Santana, and multi- instrumentalist Eliot Lewis. Gorrie also continued to work and perform as a songwriter, ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

aftershock. – origin Latin affirmare. affirmative adj. agreeing with a statement or consenting to a request. n. a statement or word that shows agreement. affix v. /uh- fiks/ attach or fasten something to something else. n. /af- fiks/ a letter or letters ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography (2015)

by Susan Mayhew

aftershock. A smaller tremor or series of tremors occurring after an *earthquake. Aftershocks result from static stress changes and 'dynamic' stresses (transient, oscillatory stress changes), that can weaken faults. Such dynamically weakened ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television, 2d ed. (2004)

by John Kenneth Muir

Sherrie Rose (Ur- sula Undershaft/Aftershock); ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

telluric, temporal, terrestrial, worldly earthquake: aftershock, movement, seism, shock, temblor, trembler, tremor, upheaval earthquake after main shock, mini: aftershock, tremors earthquake center: epicenter earthquake detecting instrument : ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

See Aftershock, Earthquake, Foreshock mainstreaming PAediatrics Inclusion The education of a student with disabilities in a regular classroom in a neighbourhood school with the support so the student can participate fully Social medicine ...

Google previewWrestling Moves and Smashes Pocket Encyclopedia

by Shawn Armstrong

Running Vertical Splash (Aftershock – Earthquake ...

Google previewThe Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)

A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek

OLIGARCH OLIGARCHS AILERON AILERONS MASTERCARD HAMMERLOCK AFTERSHOCK AFTERALL RASTEROP AFTERSHOCKS RASTEROPS AFTERTHOUGHTS SCATTERSHOT AFTERTHOUGHT MASTERCARDS FIREBOMB+ ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Dominican Republic (2016)

by Eric Paul Roorda

hit the area of Samaná Bay, followed by an aftershock of 7.6 on 8 August, which together killed 100 people and left ...

Google previewTrend-Dictionary 2006

A adAge AFTER after-shock/ aftershock, after-sex/ aftersex, after- party / afterparty, after-work/ afterwork- in a 24 hourneversleeping world a nessary ...

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every day is a challenge,
if not a tsunami
then an aftershock of an
earthquake of
varying magnitudes

look, there is a meltdown
come quickly
pack up and leave! (Ric S. Bastasa)
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The value of this 10-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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