Definition of Lavas

1. Noun. (plural of lava) ¹



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Definition of Lavas

1. lava [n] - See also: lava

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lavas

lavaged
lavages
lavaging
lavalava
lavalavas
lavalier
lavaliere
lavalieres
lavaliers
lavalike
lavalliere
lavallieres
lavant
lavaret
lavarets
lavas (current term)
lavash
lavashes
lavateras
lavatic
lavation
lavations
lavatorial
lavatories
lavatory
lavature
lave
lave-eared
laved
laveer

Literary usage of Lavas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1880)
"The temperature of the lavas of large free-flowing craters in full action is ... Over (lie great lake of lavas in the pit. in 1840. the play of jets brought ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"... intermediate lavas from an entirely new field to name he would find difficulty in choosing between the names adopted for the Yellowstone Park lavas and ..."

3. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"lavas. Their nature.—In the chapter on the Origin and Descent of Rocks, the nature of lavas and of the rocks derived from them has been discussed (Chapter ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"These are (1) the origin of the lavas, which involves a consideration of the necessary temperatures, pressures, and other conditions, and (2) the forces by ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"All the Vesuvian lavas arc of the type of rock known as leuco- ... Most of the lavas from the volcanoes of South America consist of ..."

6. The Ancient Volcanoes of Great Britain by Sir Archibald Geikie (1897)
"The lavas, or those which have been poured out in a molten condition at the ... lavas The term Lava is a convenient and comprehensive designation for al ..."

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