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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The commonest type of solidified lava.

Usage examples (35)
  • Natural rock pools in basalt rock, 5 km. west of Mecatan.
  • Curious varnished and painted vases, idols in basalt and skeletons were in it.
  • Most lava flows consist of basalt, which is a silicate.
  • The least explosive type of volcano is called a basalt plateau. for more
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