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vol·ca·nol·o·gy

 (vŏl′kə-nŏl′ə-jē, vôl′-) also vul·ca·nol·o·gy (vŭl′-)
n.
The scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.

vol′ca·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
vol′ca·nol′o·gist n.

volcanology

(ˌvɒlkəˈnɒlədʒɪ) or

vulcanology

n
(Geological Science) the study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena
volcanological, ˌvulcanoˈlogical adj
ˌvolcanˈologist, ˌvulcanˈologist n

vol•can•ol•o•gy

(ˌvɒl kəˈnɒl ə dʒi)

also vulcanology



n.
the scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.
[1885–90]
vol`can•o•log′i•cal (-nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) vol`can•o•log′ic, adj.
vol`can•ol′o•gist, n.

volcanology

Geology. the scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena. Also vulcanology.volcanologist, n. — volcanologic, volcanological, adj.
See also: Volcanoes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.volcanology - the branch of geology that studies volcanoesvolcanology - the branch of geology that studies volcanoes
geophysical science, geophysics - geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
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5 jolted the province of Bohol on Thursday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Siesmology have raised the alert of the volcano to a 'red' to the highest that it can go.
said Renato Solidum, the Director of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.
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