Definition of Volcanic

1. Adjective. Relating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes. "A volcanic cone is a conical mountain or hill built up of material from volcanic eruptions"

Partainyms: Volcano
Derivative terms: Volcano



2. Adjective. Explosively unstable. "A volcanic temper"
Similar to: Unstable

3. Adjective. 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"
Similar to: Extrusive

Definition of Volcanic

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

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

Definition of Volcanic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes; as, volcanic heat. ¹

2. Adjective. Produced by a volcano, or, more generally, by igneous agencies; as, volcanic tufa. ¹

3. Adjective. Changed or affected by the heat of a volcano. ¹

4. Adjective. Reminiscent of a volcano; explosive, violent, full of suppressed anger, energy etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Volcanic

1. a rock produced by a volcano [n -S]

Medical Definition of Volcanic

1. 1. Of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes; as, volcanic heat. 2. Produced by a volcano, or, more generally, by igneous agencies; as, volcanic tufa. 3. Changed or affected by the heat of a volcano. Volcanic bomb, a mass ejected from a volcano, often of molten lava having a rounded form. Volcanic cone, a hill, conical in form, built up of cinders, tufa, or lava, during volcanic eruptions. Volcanic foci, the subterranean centers of volcanic action; the points beneath volcanoes where the causes producing volcanic phenomena are most active. Volcanic glass, the vitreous form of lava, produced by sudden cooling; obsidian. See Obsidian. Volcanic mud, fetid, sulphurous mud discharged by a volcano. Volcanic rocks, rocks which have been produced from the discharges of volcanic matter, as the various kinds of basalt, trachyte, scoria, obsidian, etc, whether compact, scoriaceous, or vitreous. Origin: Cf. F. Volcanique, It. Vulcanico. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Volcanic

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volatilizable
volatilization
volatilizations
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volborthite
volborthites
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volcanic (current term)
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volcanic sulfur
volcanic sulphur
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volcanics
volcanism
volcanisms
volcanist

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