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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Formed by fire or great heat. Rocks formed from lava.

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  • Scientists study the igneous rock formed by volcanoes.
  • Rocks formed by igneous agents
  • igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state
  • They are called "igneous" rocks, from the Latin word for more
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