Associations to the word «Richter»


RICHTER SCALE, proper noun. (seismology) a logarithmic scale used to express the energy released by an earthquake, each increase of 1 representing a 32-fold increase in energy.
RICHTER SCALE, noun. A value on the Richter scale
RICHTER SCALES, noun. Plural of Richter scale

Wise words

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