igneous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"igneous" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈɪɡ.ni.əs/ specialized
(of ​rocks) ​formed from magma (= very ​hotliquidrock that has ​cooled)
(Definition of igneous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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igneousadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɪɡ·ni·əs/
earth science describesrocks made from magma (= ​liquidrock) that has ​cooled and ​becomesolid
(Definition of igneous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “igneous”
in Spanish ígneo…
in Vietnamese do núi lửa phun trào…
in Malaysian igneus…
in Thai ที่เกิดจากการแข็งตัวของหินหนืด…
in Chinese (Simplified) (岩石)火成的…
in Indonesian (batuan) beku…
in Chinese (Traditional) (岩石)火成的…
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