Volcanic meaning

vŏl-kănĭk, vôl-
Of, resembling, or caused by a volcano or volcanoes.

A volcanic peak; volcanic islands.

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Characterized by the presence of volcanoes.
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Having, or composed of, volcanoes.
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Suggestive of or bursting forth like a volcano; violently explosive.
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Of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes; as, volcanic heat.
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Produced by a volcano, or, more generally, by igneous agencies; as, volcanic tufa.
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Changed or affected by the heat of a volcano.
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Reminiscent of a volcano; explosive, violent, full of suppressed anger, energy etc.
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Produced by or discharged from a volcano.

Volcanic ash.

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Powerfully explosive.

A volcanic temper.

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Origin of volcanic

  • Borrowing from French volcanique, from volcan; and/or directly from volcan(o) +"Ž -ic.

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