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basalt

noun [U]  us   /bəˈsɔlt, ˈbeɪ·sɔlt/
earth science a type of black rock that comes from a volcano (= mountain that explodes and throws out hot rocks)
Translations of “basalt”
in Vietnamese bazan…
in Spanish basalto…
in Thai หินภูเขาไฟ…
in Malaysian basalt…
in French basalte…
in German der Basalt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玄武岩…
in Indonesian batu hitam, basal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 玄武岩…
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