Definition of Lahar

1. Noun. An avalanche of volcanic water and mud down the slopes of a volcano.

Generic synonyms: Avalanche



Definition of Lahar

1. Noun. (geology) A volcanic mudflow. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lahar

1. a flowing mass of volcanic debris [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lahar

lagophthalmos
lagopodes
lagopous
lagopus
lags
lagtime
lagtimes
laguna
lagunar
lagunas
lagune
lagunes
lah
lah-de-dah
lah-di-dah
lahar (current term)
lahars
lahmacun
lahmacuns
lahmajo
lahmajos
lahmajou
lahmajoun
lahmajouns
lahmajous
lahs
lai-ty
laic
laical
laicality

Literary usage of Lahar

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1. Geological Disasters in the Philippines: July ‘90 Earthquake & June ‘91 by Giovanni Rantucci (1995)
"8.6 lahars 8.6.1 lahar initiation and development A description of the causative factors, composition and related flow properties of lahars is essential for ..."

2. The History of the British Empire in India by Edward Thornton (1842)
"The first of these was an attack upon lahar, a fortified place, about fifty miles west of ... lahar ..."

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