fumarola

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Neapolitan fumarola[1], from Late Latin fūmāriolum, diminutive of fūmārium ‎(chimney), from Latin fumus ‎(smoke), 16th c.

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Noun[edit]

fumarola f ‎(plural fumarole)

  1. (volcanology) fumarole (opening in the ground that emits gases)
    • 2001, Michele Lauro, Il libro dei perché, Giunti Junior, page 61:
      Le fumarole sono bocche dalle quali i gas vulcanici ad alta temperatura fuoriescono nell’atmosfera.
      Fumaroles are vents from which high-temperature volcanic gases leak out into the atmosphere.
  2. (geological oceanography) smoker (hydrothermal vent on the seabed)
    • 2007, Thomas M. Smith, Robert Leo Smith, Elementi di ecologia, 6th edition, Pearson, page 525:
      Le fumarole bianche sono ricche in solfuro di zinco, []
      White smokers are rich in zinc sulfur, []

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vocabolario Treccani

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian fumarola.

Noun[edit]

fumarola f (plural fumarolas)

  1. fumarole (opening in the ground that emits gases)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian fumarola.

Noun[edit]

fumarola f ‎(plural fumarolas)

  1. fumarole (opening in the ground that emits gases)