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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Produced by the action of fire or intense heat; Producing or characterized by discharge or outbursts adj. - Actively spewing out lava.

Usage examples (37)
  • An eruptive disease
  • A geyser is an intermittently eruptive hot spring
  • Long-term eruptive activity at a submarine arc volcano.
  • The principles of explanation applied to the corona may be briefly described as eruptive and electrical. for more
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