noun, plural vol·ca·noes, vol·ca·nos.
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Origin of volcano
Words nearby volcano
Example sentences from the Web for volcano
Cassini’s instruments also detected the presence of silica, which can get mixed with water in undersea volcanoes.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Corey S. Powell|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
It also includes active volcanoes such as the Ol Doinyo Lengai in Tanzania, and the DallaFilla and Erta Ale in Ethiopia.Scientists say a new ocean will form in Africa as the continent continues to split into two|Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu|August 13, 2020|Quartz
The Natural History Museum in London, England offers a guide to making your own model volcano at home.
In one of the most poignant scenes in her book, she is hiking on Mauna Kea — the next volcano over from Greene’s Mars habitat — and finds a fern growing amid the volcanic desolation.Two new books explore Mars — and what it means to be human|Lisa Grossman|July 15, 2020|Science News
He particularly likes this approach that linked cycles of pressure inside the volcano with weather conditions.Did rain put the Kilauea volcano’s lava-making into overdrive?|Megan Sever|May 15, 2020|Science News For Students
And as we left, spears of sunlight painted the top of the nearby volcano Galeras.
Standing on the edge of the Burfell volcano, you realize what a fragile construct modern civilization is.
It ends with Godzilla lured away from Tokyo with a bird call and trapped in a volcano.A Comprehensive History of Toho’s Original Kaiju (and Atomic Allegory) Godzilla|Rich Goldstein|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the volcano blew its top, thousands perished, immolated by fire, boiling magma, and ash.
This week they got Mike Tyson and Razor Ruddock over at the Mirage, where the fake volcano blows up every twenty minutes.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A volcano broke out in the island of St. George, one of the Azores.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Fujiyama, the noted volcano of Japan, is twelve thousand three hundred and sixty-five feet high.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
And what was a mere laughing, crying child of a man like Aristide Pujol in front of a Ducksmith volcano?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Torrents of lava poured over the sides of the volcano and destroyed whole villages on the shores of the lake.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Outwardly cold, Sir Henry seemed to his youthful observer, who now knew him better, to resemble a volcano coated with ice.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for volcano
noun plural -noes or -nos
Word Origin for volcano
Scientific definitions for volcano
Cultural definitions for volcano
A cone-shaped mountain or hill created by molten material that rises from the interior of the Earth to the surface.