aftershock

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From after- +‎ shock

Noun[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

aftershock (plural aftershocks)

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


Translations[edit]