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Pertaining to one or more volcanoes, surface features of the Earth that allow magma, ash and gas to erupt. The vent can be a fissure or a conical structure.
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1774, from French volcanique, from Italian vulcanico, from vulcano (see volcano). Figurative sense of "prone to explosive activity" is attested from 1854.
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Having originated from a volcano.
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having to do with volcanoes.
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adj. Describes the action or process of magma and gases rising to the crust and being extruded onto the surface and into the atmosphere; also applies to the resulting igneous rocks that cool on the surface of the Earth, including beneath water, which typically have small crystals due to the rapidity of cooling. volcanically - adv. extrusive - syn. [..]
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(adj) relating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes(adj) explosively unstable(adj) igneous rock produced by eruption and solidified on or near the earth's surface; rhyolite or andesite [..]
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Igneous rock produced by eruption and solidified on or near the earth's surface; rhyolite or andesite or basalt.
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Having originated from a volcano.
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Igneous rocks formed from magma that has flowed out or has been violently ejected from a volcano.
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Rock derived from volcanic activity - Usually lavas, tuffs or other volcanic debris.
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Pertaining to the activities, structures, or rock types of a volcano.
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(geology,planetology) of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes ''volcanic heat.'' ''volcanic activity.'' (geology,planetology) produced by a volcano, or, more generally, by igneous agencies ' [..]
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