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Synonyms for volcanic
vɒlˈkæn ɪkvol·canic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. volcanicadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    stable, intrusive

  2. volcanicadjective

    explosively unstable

    "a volcanic temper"

    Antonyms:
    stable, intrusive

  3. volcanicadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    intrusive, stable

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  1. List of paraphrases for "volcanic":

    volcano, volcanoes, eruption

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How to use volcanic in a sentence?

  1. Jonas Jgermeyr:

    It would be the largest anomaly ever recorded, larger than the Dust Bowl event in the 30s and exceeding the impact from the largest volcanic eruptions in modern history.

  2. Eddy Sanchez:

    Temperatures in the pyroclastic flow can exceed 700 degrees (Celsius) and volcanic ash can rain down on a 15-km (9-mile) radius. That could cause more mud flows and nearby rivers to burst their banks.

  3. Steve Brusatte:

    As Pangea split there were huge volcanic eruptions, about 200 million years ago, and these plunged the world into chaos: environmental destruction and rapid climate swings, the big amphibians couldn't cope well and many species went extinct, but dinosaurs and mammals made it through.

  4. Oliver White:

    These are big mountains with a large hole in their summit, and on Earth that generally means one thing -- a volcano, if they are volcanic, then the summit depression would likely have formed via collapse as material is erupted from underneath.

  5. Kelsi Singer:

    If we did send a future mission, we could use ice-penetrating radar to peer directly into Pluto and possibly even see what the volcanic plumbing looks like.


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