HyperDic: volcanic

English > 3 senses of the word volcanic:
ADJECTIVEpertvolcanicrelating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes
allvolcanicexplosively unstable
allvolcanicigneous rock produced by eruption and solidified on or near the earth's surface
volcanic > pronunciation
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English > volcanic: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes.
Examples
  • "volcanic steam"
  • "volcanic islands such as Iceland"
  • "a volcanic cone is a conical mountain or hill built up of material from volcanic eruptions"
Spanishvolcánico
Catalanvolcànic
Nounsvolcanoa mountain formed by volcanic material
Adverbsvolcanicallyby or like volcanoes
English > volcanic: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningexplosively unstable.
Example"a volcanic temper"
Broaderunstablelacking stability or fixity / fixity or firmness
Spanishvolcánico
English > volcanic: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningigneous rock produced by eruption and solidified on or near the earth's surface; rhyolite or andesite or basalt.
Example"volcanic rock includes the volcanic glass obsidian"
BroaderextrusiveOf rock material
Spanishvolcánico

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