Main definitions of earthquake-proof in English

: earthquake-proof1earthquake-proof2

earthquake-proof1

adjective

  • (Of a building or other structure) designed or modified to withstand the effects of an earthquake.

Origin

Early 19th century.

Main definitions of earthquake-proof in English

: earthquake-proof1earthquake-proof2

earthquake-proof2

verb

  • with object To make (a building or other structure) earthquake-proof.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Fresno Bee.