Definition of 'volcanic'
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Another 470,000 could be forced to flee due to volcanic ash in the air. Smithsonian Mag (2017)This is where you must go to see the maturity of a volcanic island. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)His view was that climatic change was affected by natural phenomena such as volcanic or solar activity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So it depends on whether insurers see a volcanic eruption as the former or the latter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Scratch around almost anywhere and there will be similar volcanic rock beneath the dirt. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)The hotel was busy with passengers whose flights had been grounded because of the volcanic ash alert. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Vast clouds of volcanic dust were shot into the stratosphere and swept around the globe. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These features can be explained if a volcanic island arc was approaching from that direction. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Jet aircraft engines in particular are susceptible to damage from volcanic ash. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They would have been flying away from the volcanic ash cloud which was hundreds of miles away. The Sun (2010)Then surf would have renewed its onslaught on some of the volcanic islands. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)The volcanic cloud gradually swept around the northern hemisphere as a thin veil of dust and acid. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But the aircraft is hijacked by the pilots and flown to a deserted volcanic island. The Sun (2014)The original inhabitants carved them from soft volcanic rock and almost all are positioned around the coast facing inland. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Iceland is riven by volcanic activity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then climb twisty roads into the island's lush volcanic interior. The Sun (2011)Yes, flying through the plume of a volcanic eruption can be dangerous. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He wanted to quantify the Hawaiian volcanic eruptions. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)We were passing through scrub and volcanic rock, pine trees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As the ash settles, the world is awash with advice for those whose holidays were ruined by volcanic activity and government ineptitude. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'volcanic'
British English: volcanic ADJECTIVE
Volcanic means coming from or created by volcanoes.
Over 200 people have been killed by volcanic eruptions.
Definition of volcanic from the Collins English Dictionary
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