What does eruptive mean?

Definitions for eruptive
ɪˈrʌp tɪverup·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eruptiveadjective

    producing or characterized by eruptions

    "an eruptive disease"

  2. igneous, eruptiveadjective

    produced by the action of fire or intense heat

    "rocks formed by igneous agents"

  3. eruptiveadjective

    actively spewing out lava

    "a geyser is an intermittently eruptive hot spring"


  1. eruptivenoun

    An eruptive rock

  2. eruptiveadjective

    That erupts

  3. eruptiveadjective

    That is accompanied by eruptions

  4. eruptiveadjective

    Produced by eruption

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eruptiveadjective

    breaking out or bursting forth

    Etymology: [Cf. F. ruptif.]

  2. Eruptiveadjective

    attended with eruption or efflorescence, or producing it; as, an eruptive fever

    Etymology: [Cf. F. ruptif.]

  3. Eruptiveadjective

    produced by eruption; as, eruptive rocks, such as the igneous or volcanic

    Etymology: [Cf. F. ruptif.]

  4. Eruptivenoun

    an eruptive rock

    Etymology: [Cf. F. ruptif.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eruptive in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eruptive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of eruptive in a Sentence

  1. Michael Poland:

    Theyre mostly random and experience phases of alternating eruptive activity, so while fascinating, its not unusual, nor cause for concern.

  2. Gabriel Orozco:

    The eruptive column has already cleared away from the volcano and is being taken north by winds.

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