adjective see lava

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lavalike — adjective Resembling lava in one or more characteristics, such as heat or viscosity …   Wiktionary

  • lava — noun Etymology: Italian, ultimately from Latin labes fall; akin to Latin labi to slide more at sleep Date: 1759 molten rock that issues from a volcano or from a fissure in the surface of a planet (as earth) or moon; also such rock that has cooled …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bauxite — bauxitic /bawk sit ik, boh zit /, adj. /bawk suyt, boh zuyt/, n. a rock consisting of aluminum oxides and hydroxides with various impurities: the principal ore of aluminum. [1860 65; named after Les Baux, near Arles in S France; see ITE1] * * *… …   Universalium

  • laterite — lateritic /lat euh rit ik/, adj. /lat euh ruyt /, n. Geol. 1. a reddish ferruginous soil formed in tropical regions by the decomposition of the underlying rocks. 2. a similar soil formed of materials deposited by water. 3. any soil produced by… …   Universalium

  • Corium (nuclear reactor) — LFCM redirects here. For the airport, see List of airports by ICAO code: L. The Three Mile Island reactor 2 after the meltdown. Corium, also called fuel containing material (FCM) or lava like fuel containing material (LFCM), is a lava like molten …   Wikipedia

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