Ejecta

Ejecta (from the Latin: `things thrown`, singular ejectum) refers to particles ejected from an area. In volcanology, in particular, the term refers to particles that came out of a volcanic vent, traveled through the air or under water, and fell back on the ground surface or on the ocean floor. Ejecta can consist of: In planetary geology, this te.....
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Ejecta

• (n. pl.) Matter ejected; material thrown out; as, the ejecta of a volcano; the ejecta, or excreta, of the body.
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(from the article `Mars`) Rampart and pedestal craters may be unique to Mars. A rampart crater is so named because the lobes of ejecta—the material thrown out from the crater ... ...behave in this manner. A third way is for fragments of material to be deposited on a surface from above, first mantling and eventually ... The large...
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ejecta

(from the article `mountain ecosystem`) ...Soil is virtually absent on rocky peaks and ridges. However, because of the cool, wet climate, many mountain areas accumulate peat, which creates ... ...curtains. In other cases, entrapped gases tear the magma into shreds and hurl viscous clots of lava into the air. In more violent eruptions, t...
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Ejecta

E·jec'ta noun plural [ Latin , neut. plural of ejectus cast out. See Eject .] Matter ejected; material thrown out; as, the ejecta of a volcano; the ejecta , or excreta, of the body.
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Ejecta

Ejecta is American military slang for missile debris.
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ejecta

Fractured and/or molten rocky debris thrown out of a crater during an impact event, or, alternatively, material, including volcanic ash, pyroclasts, and bombs, discharged by a volcano. Related entry • ejecta blanket
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Ejecta

material from beneath the surface of a body such as a moon or planet that is ejected by an impact from a meteor and distributed on the surface. Ejecta usually appear lighter in color than the surrounding surface.
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Ejecta

Material from beneath the surface of a body such as a moon or planet that is ejected by an impact such as a meteor and distributed around the surface. Ejecta usually appear as a lighter color than the surrounding surface.
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ejecta

Material such as glass and fragmented rock thrown out of an impact crater during its formation.
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Ejecta

Material that is thrown out by a volcano, including pyroclastic material (tephra) and, from some volcanoes, lava bombs.
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Ejecta

Material that is thrown out by a volcano, including pyroclastic material (tephra) and, from some volcanoes, lava bombs.
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Ejecta

Material that is thrown out by a volcano, including pyroclastic material (tephra) and lava bombs.
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Ejecta

Material that is thrown out by a volcano, including pyroclastic material (tephra) and lava bombs.
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ejecta

Material thrown out of a volcano or impact crater.
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Ejecta

Rock fragments, glass, and other material thrown out of an impact crater or a volcano.
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Synonym: ejection. ... Origin: L. Ntr. Pl. Of ejectus, pp. Of ejicio, to throw out ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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ejecta

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē-jek′tă Synonyms: ejection2
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