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EtymologyEdit

Named after Mount Somma, a stratovolcano in southern Italy with a summit caldera in which the upper cone of Mount Vesuvius has grown.

NounEdit

somma (plural sommas)

  1. (geology) A volcanic caldera that has been partially filled by a new central cone.
    • 2013, John P. Lockwood, ‎Richard W. Hazlett, Volcanoes: Global Perspectives:
      Eventually, a renewed edifice may grow large enough even to bury its somma, or sommas, completely, leaving no clue in its shape to a history of former catastrophe(s).

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VerbEdit

somma

  1. third-person singular past historic of sommer

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin summa.

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AdjectiveEdit

somma f

  1. feminine singular of sommo

NounEdit

somma f (plural somme)

  1. sum, amount
  2. addition, sum
  3. gist, essence, sum, conclusion
  4. summit, pinnacle, top, peak (the highest point)

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somma

  1. third-person singular present of sommare
  2. second-person singular imperative of sommare