eruptive

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eruptive (comparative more eruptive, superlative most eruptive)

  1. That erupts or bursts forth.
    • Thomson
      The sudden glance / Appears far south eruptive through the cloud.
  2. Accompanied by eruptions.
    an eruptive fever
  3. (geology) Produced by eruption.
    eruptive rocks, such as the igneous or volcanic

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

eruptive (plural eruptives)

  1. An eruptive rock