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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 erup·tive /-tɪv/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·rup·tive a.
 1. Breaking out or bursting forth.
 The sudden glance
 Appears far south eruptive through the cloud.   --Thomson.
 2. Med. Attended with eruption or efflorescence, or producing it; as, an eruptive fever.
 3. Geol. Produced by eruption; as, eruptive rocks, such as the igneous or volcanic.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·rup·tive, n. Geol. An eruptive rock.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: igneous rock produced by eruption and solidified on or near
             the earth's surface; rhyolite or andesite or basalt;
             "volcanic rock includes the volcanic glass obsidian"
             [syn: volcanic]
      2: of igneous rock that has solidified beneath the earth's
         surface; granite or diorite or gabbro [syn: irruptive, plutonic]
      3: erupting or tending to erupt; "a geyser is an intermittently
         eruptive hot spring"