Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Eruptive, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Eruptive.

Eruptive meaning

eruptive - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. erupting or tending to erupt; " a geyser is an intermittently eruptive hot spring"
  2. 2. Breaking out or bursting forth.
  3. 3. Attended with eruption or efflorescence, or producing it; as, an eruptive fever.
  4. 4. Produced by eruption; as, eruptive rocks, such as the igneous or volcanic.
  5. 5. An eruptive rock.
  6. 6. Causing, or attended by, eruption.

eruptive - examples of usage

  1. More ancient eruptive rocks, such as greenstones and porphyries, are of frequent occurrence, and are often spread out in level sheets above the sedimentary beds of the Karroo and of the Basutoland and Free State ranges. - "Impressions of South Africa", James Bryce.
  2. The steamer passed Carbet, that town on the edge of the great eruptive flood, which had its own death- list, and they turned the point of land into the harbor of St. Pierre. - "Plotting in Pirate Seas", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
  3. It is in the nature of these eruptive diseases in the state to sink in by fits and reappear. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
Filter by letter: