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Also, the event might have been triggered by the fact that magma is draining from the summit in the first place.
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Origin and Etymology of magma
Middle English, from Latin magmat-, magma, from Greek, thick unguent, from massein to knead — more at mingle
First Known Use: 15th century
MAGMA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of magma for English Language Learners
: hot liquid rock below the surface of the Earth
MAGMA Defined for Kids
Definition of magma for Students
: molten rock within the earth
Medical Definition of magma
1: a crude mixture of mineral or organic matter in the state of a thin paste
2: a suspension of a large amount of precipitated material (as in milk of magnesia) in a small volume of a watery vehicle
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