Origin of magma
OTHER WORDS FROM magmamag·mat·ic [mag-mat-ik], /mægˈmæt ɪk/, adjectivemag·ma·tism, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH magmalava, magma
How to use magma in a sentence
So if it really is magma that InSight is hearing, then we come closer to understanding not only Mars, but our own planet as well.Rumbles on Mars Raise Hopes of Underground Magma Flows|Robin George Andrews|February 1, 2021|Quanta Magazine
If we understand how volcanic Mars is, how capable it is of making eruptible magma, we can understand its internal evolution and compare it to Earth’s.Rumbles on Mars Raise Hopes of Underground Magma Flows|Robin George Andrews|February 1, 2021|Quanta Magazine
A neighboring area called Tharsis bulge—which is home to the solar system’s largest volcano Olympus Mons—became engorged with magma, stretching and ripping the landscape, and eventually caused a massive rift.Peer inside the solar system’s largest canyon|Jessica Boddy|January 5, 2021|Popular-Science
One hallmark of many calderas is still-active volcanoes on their rims that tap into the same magma chamber, even long after the caldera itself formed.An enormous supervolcano may be hiding under Alaskan islands|Beth Geiger|December 7, 2020|Science News
When magma was purged from Earth’s interior, rigid rafts formed in the mantle beneath the new crust, shielding it from further destruction.After 1.5 Billion Years in Flux, Here’s How a New, Stronger Crust Set the Stage for Life on Earth|Fabio A Capitanio|December 3, 2020|Singularity Hub
It may be noted also that hypersthene shows a tendency to magmatic alteration, although only rarely.
Where it occurs it is in brown crystals, which have usually suffered magmatic alteration.
British Dictionary definitions for magma
Derived forms of magmamagmatic (mæɡˈmætɪk), adjectivemagmatism, noun
Word Origin for magma
Scientific definitions for magma
Cultural definitions for magma
Molten rock usually located deep within the mantle of the Earth that occasionally comes to the surface through cracks in the mantle or through the eruption of volcanoes.