Molten rock within the crust of a planet that is capable of intrusion into adjacent crustal rocks or extrusion onto the surface. Igneous rocks are derived from magma through solidification and related processes or through eruption of the magma at the surface.
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n. Molten rock generated within the Earth; forms intrusive (solidifies below the surface) and extrusive (solidifies above the surface) igneous rocks.
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molten or partially molten rock material that has mobility or at least potential mobility that is dependent upon the presence of the molten rock constituent.
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A melt, generally containing suspended crystals and other volatiles, formed by total or partial melting of solid mantle or crustal material.
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- molten rock in the earth`s crust
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hot molten rock full of dissolved gases. Magma can form as rocks melt deep in the Earth's crust, or can sometimes come directly from the mantle
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[ Latin , from Greek ..., from ... to squeeze, knead.] 1.
Any crude mixture of mineral or organic matters in the state of a thin paste. Ure. 2. (Medicine) (a)
A thick residuum obtained from certain substances after the fluid parts are expressed f
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1. Any crude mixture of mineral or organic matters in the state of a thin paste. ... 2. <medicine> A thick residuum obtained from certain substances after the fluid parts are expressed from them; the grounds which remain after treating a substance with any menstruum, as water or alcohol. A salve or confection of thick consistency. ... 3. <
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molten rock in the earth`s crust
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(mag´mә) a thick, viscous, aqueous suspension of finely divided, insoluble, inorganic material. a thin, pastelike substance composed of organic material.
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• (n.) A thick residuum obtained from certain substances after the fluid parts are expressed from them; the grounds which remain after treating a substance with any menstruum, as water or alcohol. • (n.) The glassy base of an eruptive rock. • (n.) Any crude mixture of mineral or organic matters in the state of a thin paste. • (n
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molten or partially molten rock from which igneous rocks form. It usually consists of silicate liquid, although carbonate and sulfide melts occur as ... [19 related articles]
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Magma (reissued under the name Kobaïa) is the debut album by zeuhl artists Magma, which was released as a double-LP in 1970. In the course of this album, the band tells the story of a group of people fleeing a doomed Earth to settle on the fictional planet Kobaïa. ==Track listing== ===Side one=== ===Side two=== ===Side three=== ==
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==Fictional character biography== Jonathan Darque was the chief executive officer of a mining company investigating new and cheap sources of energy. His investigations were opposed by environmental activists, who held demonstrations at his trial bore sites. His wife died in a car crash when attempting to evade the activist
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Magma is a type of molten rock found under the Earth`s surface. This may also refer to several different things: == Computing == == Fictional characters == == Mathematics == == Other == == See also == ...
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MAGMA Gießereitechnologie GmbH develops and markets software for casting process simulation. The software is used world-wide by foundries, casting buyers and designers. In addition to the simulation software MAGMASOFT®, respectively MAGMA5, the product and service portfolio includes engineering services for casting design and optimization. With
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Magma (real name Amara Juliana Olivians Aquilla; also known as Alison Crestmere) is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics series New Mutants, also associated with various X-Men-related comics. She was created by author Chris Claremont and artist Bob McLeod, and debuted in New Mutants #8 (October 1983). Like all the other New M
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molten rock that sometimes forms beneath the surface of the earth (or any other terrestrial planet) that often collects in a magma chamber.
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Considered by many to be musically adventurous and imaginative, Magma makes extensive use of the choral format, their album Mekanïk Destruktïw Kommandöh being particularly reminiscent of the classical composer Carl Orff, while Ẁurdah Ïtah reveals connections to Béla Bartók`s piano music and "Les Noces" by the Russian master I
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=== Etymology === See also: free semigroup, free group, Hall set == Classification by properties == A magma (S, *) is called ==Generalizations== See n-ary group. ...
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Magma (from Greek μάγμα "paste") is a mixture of molten or semi molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth, and is expected to exist on other terrestrial planets. Besides molten rock, magma may also contain suspended crystals and dissolved gas and sometimes also gas bubbles. Magma often collects in magm..
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Molten rock originating from the Earth's interior.
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Molten or partially molten rock at temperatures ranging from 1,260 F to 2,880 F (700 C to 1600 C). Some magma bodies are believed to exist at drillable depths within the Earth's crust, although practical technologies for harnessing magma energy have not been developed. If ever utilized, magma represents a potentially enormous resource.
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Sketch of a magma reservoir beneath a volcano and a conduit leading up to a lava dome at the surface. Arrow indicates direction of magma movement from a deeper source. Credit: B. Myers / U.S. Geological Survey Molten rock in the interior of the Earth (or some other planet or moon). If it reaches...
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