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1. volcano

noun. ['vɑːlˈkeɪnoʊ'] a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt.

Synonyms

  • vent
  • crevice
  • cleft
  • fissure
  • crack

Antonyms

  • simple
  • inferior
  • stay
  • fall

Etymology

  • vulcano (Italian)

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Rhymes with Volcano

  • magdaleno
  • pequeno
  • tezeno
  • sereno
  • piraino
  • moreno
  • plano
  • plaino
  • cereno
  • bueno
  • zeyno
  • zeno
  • zaino
  • veno
  • uyeno
  • ueno
  • rayno
  • paino
  • meno
  • maino
  • laino
  • beno

How do you pronounce volcano?

Pronounce volcano as vɑlˈkeɪnoʊ.

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How do you spell volcano? Is it volcanoe ?

A common misspelling of volcano is volcanoe

Sentences with volcano


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pour 1/2 cup of baking soda into the center of the volcano.

Quotes about volcano


1. If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
- Khalil Gibran

2. I make friends as easily as water freezes in an active volcano. Remember: handshakes feel more natural if you leave your rubber gloves at home. Unless you enjoy networking in public restrooms.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. If you remember nothing else, remember this: Inspiration from outside one's self is like the heat in an oven. It makes passable Bath buns. But inspiration from within is like a volcano: It changes the face of the world.
- Alan Bradley, The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag

2. volcano

noun. ['vɑːlˈkeɪnoʊ'] a mountain formed by volcanic material.

Synonyms

  • mount
  • mountain
  • crater

Antonyms

  • hop out
  • stand still
  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • vulcano (Italian)
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