volcanological

adjective

vol·​ca·​no·​log·​i·​cal ˌväl-kə-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce volcanological (audio)
ˌvȯl-
variants or less commonly volcanologic
: of, relating to, or involving volcanology or volcanic phenomena
volcanological processes that shape the planets

Examples of volcanological in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Looking towards the future, Neal sees a different volcanological community and USGS. Erik Klemetti, Discover Magazine, 27 Mar. 2023 Now, how these ash particle stick together is an open question that requires cooperation between the volcanological and meteorological communities. Erik Klemetti, Discover Magazine, 18 May 2012 This is why the volcanological community get excited when something, anything, happens. Erik Klemetti, Discover Magazine, 1 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of volcanological was in 1862

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“Volcanological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volcanological. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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