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Volcanic

Vol`can´ic
a.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.
Adj.1.volcanic - relating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes; "volcanic steam"; "volcanic islands such as Iceland"; "a volcanic cone is a conical mountain or hill built up of material from volcanic eruptions"
2.volcanic - explosively unstable; "a volcanic temper"
3.volcanic - 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"
Synonyms: eruptive
agitable, bursting, combustible, detonating, edgy, emotional, emotionally unstable, eruptive, excitable, explodable, explosible, explosive, fierce, fiery, fulminating, furious, hasty, high-mettled, high-spirited, high-strung, highly emotional, hot, hot-tempered, hotheaded, impetuous, inflammable, irascible, irritable, mettlesome, nervous, passionate, peppery, perturbable, prickly, quick, quick-tempered, sensitive, short-tempered, simmering, skittish, spunky, startlish, stormy, tempestuous, tornadic, touchy, vehement, violent, wild
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