noun, plural vol·ca·noes, vol·ca·nos.
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Origin of volcano
Example sentences from the Web for volcano
Volcanoes spewed lava and ash, ocean floors were thrust upward, sand and rock and shale settled into slurry.Napa’s Earthquake Is Not The Only Thing Shaking The Vineyards|Clive Irving|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other natural climate variations include solar activity and volcanoes.Earth Day: Discussing the Coming Climate Crisis With Heidi Cullen|Dominique Browning|April 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Russian roulette,” as Scarth observes, “is not a game that volcanoes usually lose.
It connects the volcanoes of Kamtschatka with those of Japan, and the linear arrangement is apparent.Volcanoes: Past and Present|Edward Hull
An observation of volcanoes shows us that they have three well marked phases of action.The San Francisco Calamity|Various
It follows that volcanoes are peaks of an unstable character.The Alps|Martin Conway
At Stromboli we learn the lesson that the explosive force in volcanoes is that of steam.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
The amount of rock matter which has been thrown forth from the volcanoes about the Bay of Naples is very great.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
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.