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  • adj. Alternative spelling of volcanic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Vulcan; made by Vulcan; Vulcanian.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to volcanoes; specifically, relating to the geological theory of the Vulcanists, or Plutonists.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to Vulcan or to volcanoes.


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  • The plate that gets pushed down eventually rises again as well, as its contents are turned molten in the core of our planet and expunged through various vulcanic fissures.

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  • In that case a big vulcanic eruption or a random cooling fluxuation for a year or two might well stop retreats and then other natural cycles might start glacier fronts moving forward again.

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  • In salt deposits, especially those of tectonic or vulcanic origin, the accumulation of CO2-gas under conditions of high ground pressure can lead to a sudden explosion.

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  • We live in a telescopic, microscopic, telegraphic universe, all the elements of which are brought together under the combined operation of fire and water, as erst, in primitive Nature, vulcanic and plutonic forces struggled together in the face of heaven and hell to form the earth.

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  • I again observed attentively some chasms, in appearance like so many vulcanic forges, which emitted no smoke, but continually shot out a steam of hot glowing air.

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  • This is what peculiarly stamps Luther as a man of genius, and of that surprising audacity and boldness which only great geniuses evince when they follow out the logical sequence of their ideas, and penetrate at a blow the hardened steel of vulcanic armor beneath which the adversary boasts.

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  • In the wake of the debacle that was the response to the cloud of vulcanic ash (was there even one?), the EUnion reacts in an entirely predictable and inevitable way: What we need is more EUnion.

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  • There were no irregularities in Austrian vulcanic ash airspace, but where is the EASA or Eurocontrol AVIATION COLOR CODE measurement system for volcanic ash? - Business News

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