eruptive

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See also: éruptive

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

erupt +‎ -ive

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eruptive (comparative more eruptive, superlative most eruptive)

  1. That erupts or bursts forth.
  2. Accompanied by eruptions.
    an eruptive fever
  3. (geology) Produced by eruption.
    eruptive rocks, such as the igneous or volcanic

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

eruptive (plural eruptives)

  1. An eruptive rock, one produced by eruption.

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eruptive

  1. inflection of eruptiv:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular