Associations to the word «Lava»


LAVA, noun. The melted rock ejected by a volcano from its crater or fissured sides.
LAVA, noun. (informal) (proscribed) Magma.
LAVA, noun. A shade of red, named after the volcanic lava.
LAVA, proper noun. (Hinduism) One of the twin children of the Lord Rāma and his wife Sita in the Ramayana.
LAVA CAKE, noun. A kind of chocolate cake with runny liquid chocolate inside.
LAVA CAKES, noun. Plural of lava cake
LAVA DOME, noun. (geology) A roughly circular mound-shaped bulge that builds up from the slow eruption of viscous felsic lava from a volcano.
LAVA DOMES, noun. Plural of lava dome
LAVA LAKE, noun. (volcanology) A reservoir of molten lava contained in a volcanic vent, crater, or broad depression.
LAVA LAKES, noun. Plural of lava lake
LAVA LAMP, noun. A kind of lamp typically used more for decoration than illumination, in which the gentle flow of randomly-shaped clumps of wax purportedly suggests the flowing of lava.
LAVA LAMPS, noun. Plural of lava lamp
LAVA MILLSTONE, noun. A hard, coarse basaltic millstone from the Rhine region.
LAVA MILLSTONES, noun. Plural of lava millstone
LAVA WARE, noun. A kind of cheap pottery made of iron slag cast into tiles, urns, tabletops, etc., resembling lava in appearance.

Dictionary definition

LAVA, noun. Rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface.

Wise words

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