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See also: éruptive

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

erupt +‎ -ive

AdjectiveEdit

eruptive (comparative more eruptive, superlative most eruptive)

  1. That erupts or bursts forth.
    • Thomson
      The sudden glance / Appears far south eruptive through the cloud.
  2. Accompanied by eruptions.
    an eruptive fever
  3. (geology) Produced by eruption.
    eruptive rocks, such as the igneous or volcanic

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NounEdit

eruptive (plural eruptives)

  1. An eruptive rock, one produced by eruption.

GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eruptive

  1. inflected form of eruptiv