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Definition of Lava

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molten rock expelled from a volcano; solidified volcanic rock
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lava
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The melted rock ejected by a volcano from its top or fissured sides. It flows out in streams sometimes miles in length. It also issues from fissures in the earth's surface, and forms beds covering many square miles, as in the Northwestern United States.
  
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lava
millstone, a hard and coarse basaltic millstone from the neighborhood of the rhine...
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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
laibhe
Anagram
  alva
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface
(hypernym) volcanic rock
(hyponym) aa
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A general term for molten rock that is extruded onto the surface.
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Lava refers both to molten rock expelled by a volcano during an eruption and the resulting rock after solidification and cooling. This molten rock is formed in the interior of some planets, including Earth, and some of their satellites. The source of the heat that liquifies the rock within the earth is geothermal energy. When first erupted from a volcanic vent, lava is a liquid at temperatures from . Up to 100,000 times as viscous as water, lava can flow great distances before cooling and solidifying because of its thixotropic and shear thinning properties.

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Lava may refer to molten volcanic rock, or the resulting solid rock after cooling.

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English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
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English - Klingon
n. vaHbo'