What does volcanic mean?

Definitions for volcanic
vɒlˈkæn ɪkvol·canic

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. volcanic(Adjective)

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

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

  2. volcanic(Adjective)

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

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

  3. volcanic(Adjective)

    Changed or affected by the heat of a volcano.

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

  4. volcanic(Adjective)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Volcanic(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. volcanique, It. vulcanico.]

  2. Volcanic(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. volcanique, It. vulcanico.]

  3. Volcanic(adj)

    changed or affected by the heat of a volcano

    Etymology: [Cf. F. volcanique, It. vulcanico.]

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How to say volcanic in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of volcanic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of volcanic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of volcanic in a Sentence

  1. John Tarduno:

    Even though volcanic records are not complete records, theyre still the best kind of records we have of recording a given time and place, higher accuracy in the age dating, and being able to get more detailed records [of the reversals]...will give the community a lot to think about.

  2. Randall Irmis:

    The Chaares Formation contains tuffs, or volcanic ashes, that can be dated with great accuracy, so in this basin, not only are there many high-quality, complete fossils that allow us to easily identify taxa, but there are also tuffs in between that allow us to date the entire column.

  3. Vito Mocella:

    The papyri were completely covered in blazing-hot volcanic material.

  4. Pope Francis:

    It is true that there are other factors - such as volcanic activity, variations in the earth's orbit and axis, the solar cycle - yet a number of scientific studies indicate that most global warming in recent decades is due to the great concentration of greenhouse gases - carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen oxides and others - released mainly as a result of human activity.

  5. Benoit Delepine:

    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.

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