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1. vb. [Geophysics]
To detect and measure energy.
2. n. [Geophysics]
In seismic data, the energy detected and measured by a receiver. Normally, most of the energy is provided by a seismic source. Noise records are obtained in the absence of a seismic source to measure background or ambient noise levels.