volcanicity
noun Date: 1836 volcanism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Volcanicity — Vol can*ic i*ty, n. [Cf. F. volcanicit[ e].] Quality or state of being volcanic; volcanic power. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • volcanicity — [väl΄kə nis′ə tē, vôl΄kə nis′ə tē] n. 〚Fr volcanicité〛 the quality or state of being volcanic; volcanic activity * * * …   Universalium

  • volcanicity — [väl΄kə nis′ə tē, vôl΄kə nis′ə tē] n. [Fr volcanicité] the quality or state of being volcanic; volcanic activity …   English World dictionary

  • volcanicity — ˌvälkəˈnisəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: French volcanicité, from volcanique volcanic + ité ity : volcanism results of volcanicity …   Useful english dictionary

  • volcanicity — noun a) The quality or state of being volcanic. b) The level of power of a volcano. Syn: vulcanicity …   Wiktionary

  • volcanicity — noun another term for volcanism …   English new terms dictionary

  • volcanicity — vol·ca·nic·i·ty …   English syllables

  • Volcanity — Vol*can i*ty, n. [See {Volcanic}, and {Volcanicity}.] The quality or state of being volcanic, or volcanic origin; volcanicity. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Western Africa — ▪ region, Africa Introduction       region lying south of the Sahara and east and north of the Atlantic Ocean. It is latitudinally divided into two parallel belts of land: the western portion of the Sudan, a geographic area that stretches across… …   Universalium

  • vul|can|ic|i|ty — «VUHL kuh NIHS uh tee», noun. = volcanicity. (Cf. ↑volcanicity) …   Useful english dictionary

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