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1. n. [Geophysics]

A arrival of energy propagated from the energy source at the surface to the geophone in the wellbore in vertical seismic profiles and check-shot surveys, or an indication of seismic energy on a trace.

See: check-shot surveyfirst arrivalfirst breaksuppressionvertical seismic profile

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