Volcanist Vol"can*ist, n. [Cf. F. volcaniste, vulcaniste.] 1. One versed in the history and phenomena of volcanoes. [1913 Webster]

2. One who believes in the igneous, as opposed to the aqueous, origin of the rocks of the earth's crust; a vulcanist. Cf. {Neptunist}. [1913 Webster]

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  • volcanist — noun Someone interested in volcanism and volcanology the study of volcanoes. Syn: vulcanist …   Wiktionary

  • volcanist — vol·can·ist …   English syllables

  • volcanist — nə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: French volcaniste, from volcan volcano + iste ist 1. : one who specializes in the study of volcanic phenomena 2. : plutonist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vulcanist — Vul can*ist, n. A volcanist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • vulcanist — noun a) Someone interested in volcanism, the study of volcanoes. b) A follower of Vulcanism Syn: volcanist, Plutonist, Vulcanist …   Wiktionary

  • volcanism — noun Any of the natural phenomena and processes associated with the action of volcanos, geysers and fumaroles Syn: volcanicity See Also: volcanic, volcanist, volcanize, volcanology …   Wiktionary

  • vulcanist — nə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: Vulcan, god of fire and metalworking + English ist : volcanist …   Useful english dictionary

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