Ejected matter, especially from an erupting volcano. Volcanic ejecta usually includes volcanic glass, ash, and rock fragments.
Material which has been ejected, especially from a volcano or an impact crater.
Origin of ejecta
New Latin ēiectafrom neuter pl. of Latin ēiectuspast participle ofēicereto throw outeject
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Ejecta Sentence Examples
Only bodies 1km diameter actually impact, and the dispersion of secondary ejecta is suppressed.
Abstract We derive a method for inverting emission-line profiles formed in supernova ejecta.
The dredge often brings up large numbers of nodules formed upon sharks' teeth, the ear-bones of whales or turtles or small fragments of pumice or other volcanic ejecta, and all more or less incrusted with manganese oxide until the nodules vary in size from that of a potato to that of a man's head.
The Fort Union stage, when the deposition was widespread about the eastern base of the northern part of the Rocky Mountains, and at some points in Colorado (Telluride formation) and New Mexico (Puerco beds), where volcanic ejecta entered largely into the formation.