noun, plural mag·mas, mag·ma·ta [mag-muh-tuh] /ˈmæg mə tə/.
Origin of magma
Examples from the Web for magma
Underneath our feet tectonic plates shift, magma bubbles, water boils, and both regularly erupt.
Iron-heavy minerals are believed to have sunk through the magma before floating to the surface in a new form of mountain.Space Bling: From Diamond Planets to Crystal Oceans to Precious Moon Jewels|Alexa Valiente, Jaewon Kang|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Like magma seeping up through geological faults, this emotion can explode in unexpected ways.Why We Riot: How Fans Turned an Egypt Soccer Match Into a Bloodbath|Jeff Wise|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
El Viejo was getting ready for something big, unless the magma subsided.
My own opinion is that we have found a structural weakness through which the magma will move.
According to what we have, this is the shape of a magma front.
If the initial composition of the magma is represented by a point between the two eutectic points, orthoclase will separate first.The Phase Rule and Its Applications|Alexander Findlay
And the magma'll be thick, viscous stuff, like basalt on Terra.Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr