igneous

Of volcanic origin.
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igneous

rocks that are created when molten rock cools and solidifies
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Igneous

• (a.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance. • (a.) Resulting from, or produced by, the action of fire; as, lavas and basalt are igneous rocks.
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igneous

(L: ignis=fire) a descriptive term for rocks formed by the solidifying of magma on or beneath Earth's surface. Igneous rocks are usually crystalline.
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igneous

pyrogenous adjective produced under conditions involving intense heat; `igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state; especially from molten magma`; `igneous fusion is fusion by heat alone`; `pyrogenic strata`
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igneous

eruptive adjective produced by the action of fire or intense heat; `rocks formed by igneous agents`
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Igneous

Ig'ne·ous adjective [ Latin igneus , from ignis fire; allied to Sanskrit agni , Lithuanian ugnis , OSlav. ogne .] 1. Pertaining to, having the nature of, fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance. 2. (Geol.) R...
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igneous

Descriptive of rocks or minerals that have solidified from molten or partly molten material called magma. Igneous (Latin, ignis = a fire) rock is extrusive if it formed on the surface of the Earth or other planetary body, and intrusive if it solidified deep underground. Magma from a single ch...
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igneous

igneous 1. Of fire, fiery; typical of fire. 2. In geology, formed by solidification from a molten or partially molten state (used of rocks or relating to rocks so formed). 3. Relating to a rock that was formed by solidification from molten or partly molten material; one of the three principal classification of rocks along with metamorphic and sedi...
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Igneous

igneous rocks are new rocks, formed when hot magma rises up from inside the Earth and solidifies. Intrusive igneous rocks do not reach the surface, but form bodies of rock within the crust. Granite is an intrusive igneous rock. Extrusive igneous rocks are formed when the magma breaks through the crust and erupts on to the surface of the Earth. Once...
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Igneous

One of the three great classes of rock (igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic), solidified from molten slate, as granite and lavas.
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igneous

produced by the action of fire or intense heat
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igneous

produced by the action of fire or intense heat
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igneous

Rock or mineral that solidified from molten or partly molten material.
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igneous

Said of a rock or mineral that solidified from molten or partly molten material, (that is from magma).
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igneous

said of processes involving magma and of the rocks formed by cooling and consolidation of
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igneous

Term used to describe a rock or mineral that solidified from molten or partly molten material, i.e., from a magma; also used to describe processes leading to, related to, or resulting from the formation of such rocks.
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igneous

[adj] - produced under conditions involving intense heat
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