n. volcanology, study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena

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  • Vulcanology — Vul can*ol o*gy, n. [See {Vulcan}, and { logy}.] The science which treats of phenomena due to plutonic action, as in volcanoes, hot springs, etc. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulcanology — [vul΄kə näl′ə jē] n. Archaic VOLCANOLOGY …   English World dictionary

  • vulcanology — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1858 volcanology • vulcanologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vulcanology — vulcanological /vul keuh nl oj i keuhl/, adj. vulcanologist, n. /vul keuh nol euh jee/, n. volcanology. [1855 60; vulcan (var. of volcan as in VOLCANIC) + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • vulcanology — noun /ˌvɒl.kənˈɒl.ə.dʒi,ˌvʌl.kənˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ The study of volcanoes …   Wiktionary

  • vulcanology — study of volcanoes Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • vulcanology — noun variant spelling of volcanology …   English new terms dictionary

  • vulcanology — vul·can·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • vulcanology — vul•can•ol•o•gy [[t]ˌvʌl kəˈnɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. gel volcanology • Etymology: 1855–60 vul can•o•log′i•cal nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj. vul can•ol′o•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • vulcanology — /vʌlkəˈnɒlədʒi / (say vulkuh noluhjee) noun → volcanology. –vulcanological /vʌlkənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (say vulkuhnuh lojikuhl), adjective –vulcanologist, noun …  

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