Definitions for volcanicvɒlˈkæn ɪk

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. volcanic(adj)

    relating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes

    "volcanic steam"; "volcanic islands such as Iceland"; "a volcanic cone is a conical mountain or hill built up of material from volcanic eruptions"

  2. volcanic(adj)

    explosively unstable

    "a volcanic temper"

  3. volcanic(adj)

    igneous rock produced by eruption and solidified on or near the earth's surface; rhyolite or andesite or basalt

    "volcanic rock includes the volcanic glass obsidian"

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  1. volcanic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes; as, volcanic heat.

  2. volcanic(Adjective)

    Produced by a volcano, or, more generally, by igneous agencies; as, volcanic tufa.

  3. volcanic(Adjective)

    Changed or affected by the heat of a volcano.

  4. volcanic(Adjective)

    Reminiscent of a volcano; explosive, violent, full of suppressed anger, energy etc.

  5. Origin: From volcanique, from volcan; and/or directly from .

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Volcanic(adj)

    of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes; as, volcanic heat

  2. Volcanic(adj)

    produced by a volcano, or, more generally, by igneous agencies; as, volcanic tufa

  3. Volcanic(adj)

    changed or affected by the heat of a volcano

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. volcanique, It. vulcanico.]


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