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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Matter thrown out of a crater by an erupting volcano or during a meteorite impact

Usage examples (36)
  • So it was ejecta (liquid rock) we sought -- alas, anew.
  • Outside this core, nickel-56 dominates the supernova ejecta.
  • We feared we'd have trouble getting ejecta in view of Earth.
  • The other looked like the fast expanding ejecta of a nova outburst. for more
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