igneous, pyrogenic, pyrogenous(adj)
produced under conditions involving intense heat
"igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state; especially from molten magma"; "igneous fusion is fusion by heat alone"; "pyrogenic strata"
produced by the action of fire or intense heat
"rocks formed by igneous agents"
like or suggestive of fire
"a fiery desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere"
Pertaining to, having the nature of fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance
Resulting from, or produced by, the action of great heat; with rocks, it could also mean formed from lava/magma; as, granite and basalt are igneous rocks
Origin: igneus, from ignis fire; allied to Sanskrit agni, Lithuanian ugnis, Old Slavic ogne
pertaining to, having the nature of, fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance
resulting from, or produced by, the action of fire; as, lavas and basalt are igneous rocks
Origin: [L. igneus, fr. ignis fire; allied to Skr. agni, Lith. ugnis, OSlav. ogne.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ig′ne-us, adj. pertaining to, consisting of, or like fire: (geol.) produced by the action of fire.—adjs. Ignesc′ent, emitting sparks of fire; Ignif′erous, bearing fire; Ignig′enous, engendered in fire.—Igneous rocks, those which have been erupted from the heated interior of the earth—hence also termed Eruptive rocks. [L. igneus—ignis, fire.]
The numerical value of igneous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of igneous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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