volcanic

adjective
vol·​ca·​nic | \ väl-ˈka-nik How to pronounce volcanic (audio) , vȯl- also -ˈkā-\

Definition of volcanic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : of, relating to, or produced by a volcano
b : characterized by volcanoes a volcanic range
c : made of materials from volcanoes
2 : explosively violent : volatile volcanic emotions

volcanic

noun

Definition of volcanic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a volcanic rock

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Other Words from volcanic

Adjective

volcanically \ väl-​ˈka-​ni-​k(-​ə)lē How to pronounce volcanically (audio) , vȯl-​ also  -​ˈkā-​ \ adverb

Examples of volcanic in a Sentence

Adjective

a man with a volcanic temper that could go off at any moment

First Known Use of volcanic

Adjective

1776, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Noun

1801, in the meaning defined above

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volcanic

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of volcanic

: of, relating to, or produced by a volcano
informal : very angry or violent

volcanic

adjective
vol·​ca·​nic | \ väl-ˈka-nik How to pronounce volcanic (audio) , vȯl-\

Kids Definition of volcanic

: of, relating to, or produced by a volcano volcanic ash

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