Meaning of VOLCANO in English

VOLCANO

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

dormant volcano

a huge dormant volcano

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

dormant

The term dormant volcano is applied during the period between eruptions to those volcanoes thought to be potentially active.

They lie, as dormant as their volcano , stacked up ledge upon ledge.

The site chosen for the painting is a view across the bays of the dormant volcano Rangitoto which dominates Auckland's skyline.

extinct

The island is actually the summit of a huge, extinct volcano .

Even mightier in the background is the extinct volcano of Arthur's Seat.

■ VERB

erupt

Household items allow the junior magician to make an erupting volcano and camera obscura, hypnotise books and see water flow uphill.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He is like the Roman sentry who stayed at his post when the volcano erupted and poured lava over him.

He might be tempted to blame these fluctuations on the sun or a volcano .

He spends the night on the volcano , eating beans and tortillas and sleeping in subfreezing temperatures.

On the left is a Recent volcano , and on the right the Barrier volcano, with Lake Turkana in the distance.

Rusty, who has done some research on the island, assures his companions that the volcano is safe.

They had the shattering, overwhelming strength of earthquake and hurricane and volcano .

Unable to see beneath a volcano , researchers can only theorize about what causes the pulsing tremors they hear within it.

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