igneous igneous  /ˈɪɡ ni əs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) produced under conditions involving intense heat
  2. (adj) produced by the action of fire or intense heat
  3. (adj) like or suggestive of fire

Usage(s):

  1. And, unlike the igneous volcanoes that dot Indonesia's countryside, the underground plumbing fueling Lusi is largely mysterious.
  2. We found the next best thinga miniature hump-backed lump of igneous rock barely 800 m long and about 400 m wide just off Kalipur Beach, 20 km to the south of Diglipur.
  3. Glimmering waves of heat dance out of the iron-hot Funeral Range and Panamint Mountain until it seems that the whole world lies waiting for one final and consuming igneous blast.

News

  • September Music Calendar

    Sept 6 – The Door (Dallas) - Blood On the Dance Floor Sept 6 – Treehouse (Denton) – Pansy Moon, Igneous Grimm Sept 7 – Shipping and Receiving Bar (Fort Worth) – Quiet Company Sept 12 – Gexa (Dallas) – …
    on August 30, 2013     Source: Nightcap TV

Quotes

  • Stuart explains: "He saw at the base of the Crags that part of the igneous material had forced itself into the sediment underneath. It must have been squeezed in as hot molten rock and it started Hutton thinking about how the igneous process related...
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Stuart Monro Source: Scotsman

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