Richter scale

Definitions of Richter scale
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n a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 formerly used to express the magnitude of an earthquake on the basis of the size of seismograph oscillations

Type of:
graduated table, ordered series, scale, scale of measurement
an ordered reference standard

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