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vol·can·ic

 (vŏl-kăn′ĭk, vôl-)
adj.
1. Of, resembling, or caused by a volcano or volcanoes: a volcanic peak; volcanic islands.
2. Produced by or discharged from a volcano: volcanic ash.
3. Characterized by the presence of volcanoes.
4. Powerfully explosive: a volcanic temper.

vol·can′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.volcanically - by or like volcanoesvolcanically - by or like volcanoes; "volcanically created landscape"
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What had been the engrossing world had dissolved into an uninteresting outer dumb-show; while here, in this apparently dim and unimpassioned place, novelty had volcanically started up, as it had never, for him, started up elsewhere.
His vivid black eyes rolled volcanically, his bronzed face, handsome as it was, showed at that moment a combination of high cheekbones with set white teeth, which recalled certain American conjectures about his origin in the Southern plantations.
Japan is one of the world's most volcanically active nations, sitting on the fault line known as the 'Ring of Fire' which stretches around the edge of Pacific Ocean.
Climate change caused by humans is creating rapid ice melt in volcanically active regions," researcher Graeme Swindles said in a statement from the (https://www.
They used a radar system on the Selenological and Engineering Explorer (Selene) probe to discover the cave, which they believe is the remains of a lava tube from when the moon was volcanically active.
The authors interpret the data as evidence that these deposits were formed by heated water from a volcanically active part of the planet's crust entering the bottom of a large sea long ago.
Calves liver -- a rare treat -- sheftalia, followed by the sine qua non of any traditional mezedes: escargot; rich in sauce and volcanically hot.
A suite of staggered but overlapping exhibitions at Cardi Gallery, Robilant + Voena, Galleria Carla Sozzani, and Fondazione Marconi celebrate his creativity and relevance, revealing the experimental strategies and techniques that characterized the career of this volcanically inventive practitioner.
Last year, geologists described volcanically forged crystals found in South America that date back 13 million to 15 million years.
Io is the most volcanically active object in the solar system.
Volcanically derived soils, which are prevalent in the Auckland region with an average spacing of only 3 km between each volcanic centre (Molloy 1993), have been reported to have naturally higher concentrations of cadmium (Cd) (Godt et al.