HyperDic: volcano

English > 2 senses of the word volcano:
NOUNobjectvolcano, venta fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
objectvolcanoa mountain formed by volcanic material
volcano > pronunciation
Soundsvaalkey'now
Rhymesalbino ... Zeno: 63 rhymes with now...
English > volcano: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt.
Synonymvent
Category ofactive(of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt
eruption, eructation, extravasation(of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
Broadercrack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissureA long narrow opening
Spanishcráter, volcán
Catalancràter
English > volcano: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA mountain formed by volcanic material.
InstancesAsama, Mount AsamaA volcano in central Honshu near Nagano
CameroonAn inactive volcano in western Cameroon
Citlaltepetl, Mount Orizaba, Mt Orizaba, Pico de OrizabaAn extinct volcano in southern Mexico between Mexico City and Veracruz
Colima, Nevado de Colima, Volcan de ColimaAn active volcano in southwestern Mexico
CotacachiAn Andean volcano in northern Ecuador
CotopaxiThe world's largest active volcano
DemavendAn active volcano in northern Iran
El MistiThe world's 2nd largest active volcano
Etna, Mount Etna, Mt EtnaAn inactive volcano in Sicily
FuegoA volcano in south central Guatemala
Fuji, Mount Fuji, Fujiyama, Fujinoyama, Fuji-sanAn extinct volcano in south central Honshu that is the highest peak in Japan
Galeras, PastoAn active volcano in southeastern Colombia in the Andes
GuallatiriThe world's highest volcano
HuainaputinaAn inactive volcano in the Andes in southern Peru
KlyuchevskayaAn inactive volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula
Krakatau, Krakatao, KrakatoaA small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra
LascarA volcano in the Andes in Chile
Mauna KeaAn active volcano on north central Hawaii Island
Mauna LoaAn active volcano on south central Hawaii Island
Mount Saint Helens, Mount St. Helens, Mt. St. HelensAn active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington
NyamuragiraAn active volcano in eastern Congo
NyiragongoAn active volcano in eastern Congo
Pinatubo, Mount PinatuboA volcano on Luzon to the northwest of Manila
PuraceAn inactive volcano in the Andes in southern Colombia
SangayAn inactive volcano in the Andes in central Ecuador
TupungatitoAn inactive volcano in central Chile
Vesuvius, Mount Vesuvius, Mt. VesuviusA volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast
Partsvolcanic crater, craterA bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano
Broadermountain, mountA land mass that projects well above its surroundings
Spanishvolcán
Catalanvolcà
Adjectivesvolcanicrelating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes

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