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Definitions for volcanic
vɒlˈkæn ɪkvol·canic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. volcanicadjective

    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. volcanicadjective

    explosively unstable

    "a volcanic temper"

  3. volcanicadjective

    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. volcanicadjective

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

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

  2. volcanicadjective

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

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

  3. volcanicadjective

    Changed or affected by the heat of a volcano.

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

  4. volcanicadjective

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Volcanicadjective

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

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

  2. Volcanicadjective

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

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

  3. Volcanicadjective

    changed or affected by the heat of a volcano

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

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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. Celestin Kasereka Mahinda:

    The observatory no longer has the support of the central government or of external donors, which explains why the volcanic eruption was such a surprise.

  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. Oliver White:

    These are big mountains with a large hole in their summit, and on Earth that generally means one thing -- a volcano, if they are volcanic, then the summit depression would likely have formed via collapse as material is erupted from underneath.

  4. Jake Lowenstern:

    Yellowstone hasn't had a volcanic eruption for 70,000 years! Geysers erupt all the time.

  5. Jonas Jgermeyr:

    It would be the largest anomaly ever recorded, larger than the Dust Bowl event in the 30s and exceeding the impact from the largest volcanic eruptions in modern history.

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