Vulcanist Vul"can*ist, n. A volcanist. [1913 Webster]

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  • vulcanist — VULCANÍST, Ă adj., s. m. f. (adept) al vulcanismului2. (< engl. vulcanist) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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

  • vulcanist — vul·can·ist …   English syllables

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

  • vulcanism — vulcanist, n. /vul keuh niz euhm/, n. Geol. volcanism. [1875 80; var. of VOLCANISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vulcanism — noun The belief, held mostly in the 18th century, that rocks were formed in fire. This theory was a rival theory to Neptunism. Syn: Plutonism See Also: Vulcanist …   Wiktionary

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

  • volcano — I (Roget s IV) n. Famous volcanoes include: Vesuvius, Etna, Pelee, Ararat, Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea, Wrangel, Krakatoa, Paricutin, Popocatepetl, Jokullo, Izalco, Quezaltenango, Conseguina, Mount Hood, Lassen Peak, Mount Shasta, Mount Baker,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Volcano —    , VULCANIZATION    The English language is indebted to Vulcan, the Roman god of fire, for some important words. One is vulcanization, the name of a process invented by Charles Goodyear to make rubber stronger, more elastic, resistant to… …   Dictionary of eponyms

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