HyperDic: volcanic_eruption

English > 1 sense of the expression volcanic eruption:
NOUNeventvolcanic eruption, eruptionthe sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
English > volcanic eruption: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningThe sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material.
Synonymeruption
NarrowerPlinian eruptionA volcanic eruption in which a stream of gas and ash is violently ejected to a height of several miles
BroaderdischargeThe sudden giving off of energy
Spanisherupción, erupción volcánica
Catalanerupció, erupció volcànica

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