volcanic: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vol-kan'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a volcano: a volcanic eruption.
  2. discharged from or produced by volcanoes: volcanic mud.
  3. characterized by the presence of volcanoes: a volcanic area.
  4. suggestive of or resembling a volcano; potentially explosive; volatile: a volcanic temper.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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