Definitions

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  • n. A cascade of lava.

Etymologies

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lava +‎ fall

Examples

  • A cascading "lavafall," hikes to cooling flows, and fiery fountains have helped boost tourism around Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano.,

    National Geographic News

  • With the canoe beneath him only inches from tipping over the lavafall, Wolf took two steps along its length and leaped, arms outstretched . . .

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • The canoes drifted away from the dock, gliding slowly toward the mouth of the chute at the lip of the massive circular lavafall.

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  • The area around the base of the lavafall was ex-actly where one might expect to encounter such problems.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • Adjusting breather units and checking weapons, they headed for the base of the lavafall.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • Rapier and Astro responded by unspooling their winch very slowly, a few inches at a time, until the lead canoe was poised at the very lip of the chute, just above its tiny lavafall and directly underneath the pyramid’s squared-off peak.

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