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"
"a volcanic temper"
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"
Of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes; as, volcanic heat.
Produced by a volcano, or, more generally, by igneous agencies; as, volcanic tufa.
Changed or affected by the heat of a volcano.
Reminiscent of a volcano; explosive, violent, full of suppressed anger, energy etc.
Origin: From volcanique, from volcan; and/or directly from .
of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes; as, volcanic heat
produced by a volcano, or, more generally, by igneous agencies; as, volcanic tufa
changed or affected by the heat of a volcano
Origin: [Cf. F. volcanique, It. vulcanico.]
The numerical value of volcanic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of volcanic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The papyri were completely covered in blazing-hot volcanic material.
If Cuba disappeared tomorrow in a volcanic eruption like Santorini, nobody would notice geopolitically.
We already realised that they had a sort of absolute and volcanic rapport, so we tried to show that in a film, it should show something.
If the scenarios that we lay out for its formation are correct, it could represent a totally new volcanic process that’s never been seen before.
The forecast is based on the key drivers of global climate, but it doesn't include random events, such as large volcanic eruptions, which can cause a temporary cooling effect.
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Translations for volcanic
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- volcànicCatalan, Valencian
- tulivuori, vulkaaninenFinnish
- bholcànachScottish Gaelic
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