Meaning of 'igneous'

Find the meaning of the word ‘igneous’

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Meaning of ‘igneous’

3 definitions found.



like or suggestive of fire

Synonyms: fiery


produced by the action of fire or intense heat

Example: "rocks formed by igneous agents"

Synonyms: eruptive


produced under conditions involving intense heat

Example: "igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state"

Synonyms: pyrogenic

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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