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Definition of Volcanic


  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 Quotations

Every year, August lashes out in volcanic fury, rising with the din of morning traffic, its great metallic wings smashing against the ground, heating the air with ever-increasing intensity.
Henry Rollins

Anger clearly has its proper place at work, which is neither wholly absent nor ever present. The manager who is an emotional blank is just as hard to work for as the volcanic boss, and both can do great harm by setting an unhelpful example for what kind of emotional expression is expected and accepted.
Julian Baggini

The geysers and hot springs of the Yellowstone are another proof of recent volcanic activity.
Ellsworth Huntington

We're constantly re-evaluating the potential for life. We're finding it where we didn't think it could exist, such as volcanic vents and other extreme conditions like under arctic ice. We're finding life in these incredibly harsh and dynamic conditions, so we're having to re-evaluate our own ideas of what's possible on this planet alone.
Joe Rogan

The interior of Mexico consists of a mass of volcanic rocks, thrust up to a great height above the sea-level.
Edward Burnett Tylor
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Volcanic Translations

volcanic in German is vulkanisch
volcanic in Swedish is vulkanisk

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