vulcanism
noun Date: 1877 volcanism

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  • vulcanism — VULCANÍSM s.n. 1. Totalitatea proceselor geologice legate de erupţiile vulcanice (1). 2. fig. Însuşirea de a fi vulcanic (2); impetuozitate. – Din fr. volcanisme (după vulcan). Trimis de ana zecheru, 22.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  VULCANÍSM s. (geol …   Dicționar Român

  • Vulcanism — Vul can*ism, n. Volcanism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulcanism — [vul′kə niz΄əm] n. Archaic VOLCANISM …   English World dictionary

  • vulcanism — vulkanizmas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Visuma gamtos reiškinių, kuriuos sukelia magmos arba lavos ir iš jos išsiskiriančių dujų, vandens garų, geoterminių vandenų migracija litosferoje, kilimas iš gelmių ir pasklidimas… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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

  • 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

  • vulcanism —   the study of volcanic activity …   Geography glossary

  • vulcanism — n. volcanic processes and phenomena …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vulcanism — [ vʌlkənɪz(ə)m] noun variant spelling of volcanism …   English new terms dictionary

  • vulcanism — vul·can·ism …   English syllables

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