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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A stony or glassy fragment of lava 1/4 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter thrown out in a volcanic eruption.

Usage examples (10)
  • Comparison of shell sizes of N. lapillus from 19 sites.
  • I don't see it being cheaper to max out rendering capacity on laptops any time soon, and then there is the issue of heat ... lapillus delightt
  • Accretionary lapilli are formed in an eruption column or cloud by moisture or electrostatic forces, with the volcanic ash nucleating on some object and then accreting to it in...
  • This issue contains articles on the use of dog whelks (Nucella lapillus) to produce purple dye, neolithic ornaments made from shells of the spiny oyster Spondylus... for more
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