Lav Lavabo

Lava

Meanings and phrases

lava

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface

pillow lava

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. lava that hardened in rounded shapes suggestive of pillows; believed to result from underwater eruptions

lava flows

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The cones have given rise to about 60 lava flows.
  • Mount Defiance is composed chiefly of lava flows.
  • It is found on rock, lava flows, mud and even clay.

lava flow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Teopanzolco was built upon a hill formed from a lava flow.
  • These volcanoes are associated with black lava flow fields.
  • The lava flow at Kalapana ceased when the lava tube system shut down.

lava domes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Amorong is one of a cluster of small lava domes and diatremes.
  • Some of these lava domes and necks penetrated older basaltic layers.
  • Overlying this shelf is a system of lava domes, which reach thicknesses of .

lava dome

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This last eruption may be associated with the formation of a lava dome.
  • Traces of explosive activity during the lava dome stage have been found.
  • The most recent eruption, in 1952, formed a small lava dome on the island's coast.

basaltic lava

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The interior has been flooded by basaltic lava, leaving a level, featureless floor.
  • The interior surface is irregular, but sections have been resurfaced by basaltic lava.
  • The Hawaiian Islands, for example, consist almost entirely of layered basaltic lava flows.

lava tubes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lava caves include but are not limited to lava tubes.
  • The Kazumura Cave lava tubes were also created by this eruption.
  • There are tours led through lava tubes by a guiding service (e.g.
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