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earthquake
the shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Earth's surface (54)
stress
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume (54)
deformation
a change in the volume or shape of Earth's crust
shearing
stress that pushes a mass of rock in opposite directions (55)
tension
stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle (55)