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 (vŏl-kăn′ĭk, vôl-)
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.
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Adv.1.volcanically - by or like volcanoesvolcanically - by or like volcanoes; "volcanically created landscape"
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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.
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.
It's volcanically active and formed by movement of the world's major tectonic plates.
They occur where seawater percolates down through fissures in the earth's crust--at volcanically active zones called midocean ridges (where tectonic plates diverge) and at submarine volcanic chains.
Volcanic plumes might trigger deep chills on what's proposed to be the first volcanically active body outside 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.
Charles became alienated and angry--deeply, passionately, volcanically angry at the cruelty and injustice of the world.
I understand now that through my actions, both savvy and reckless, I possessed a different kind of fingerprint all along--the kind that even a volcanically hot coffee mug can't melt away.
He is volcanically cheerful, amazingly articulate and deafeningly heard.
It is also a unique setting geologically, being located on the mid-Atlantic rift where the European and North American tectonic plates meet, so it is one of the most volcanically active countries in the world and provides a natural means of exploring a central paradigm of modern geology: continental drift.
The most volcanically active area in the world is around the edge of the Pacific Ocean, from Indonesia to Japan, Alaska, the USA, Central America and South America.
And even though Iceland is volcanically and geologically active with very small population, Iceland is famous for its achievements in social and political systems and for its advanced infrastructure.