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igneous meaning and definition

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IGNEOUS adjective

Definition of igneous (adjective)

  1. produced under conditions involving intense heat
    • "igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state; especially from molten magma"; "igneous fusion is fusion by heat alone"; "pyrogenic strata"
    • synonyms: pyrogenic, pyrogenous
  2. produced by the action of fire or intense heat
  3. like or suggestive of fire
    • "a fiery desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere"
    • synonyms: fiery
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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