What is eruptive?

  • (adj): Igneous rock produced by eruption and solidified on or near the earth's surface; rhyolite or andesite or basalt.
    Synonyms: volcanic
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on eruptive:

Sabancaya - Volcanic Activity
... thermal emission in July 1986 and intense activity resumed in December of that year, with several eruptive cycles over the next two years producing a lava dome in the crater ... The eruptive cycle rated a VEI of 3, with more than 25 million cubic metres (880×10^6 cu ft) of lava flows and tephra produced over that period ... maps have not been revised since the eruptive cycyle, it is suspected that the cone may have grown to just over 6,000 metres (20,000 ft) during that time ...
Types Of Volcanic Eruptions - Magmatic Eruptions - Plinian
... the gases and associated magma up, forming an eruptive column ... These massive eruptive columns are the distinctive feature of a Plinian eruption, and reach up 2 to 45 km (1 to 28 mi) into the atmosphere ... explosive events, Plinian eruptions form sustained eruptive columns ...
Ubinas - Description
... Ubinas comprises two edifices that divide two major periods of its eruptive behaviour ... The first is the lower volcano under 600 m high called Ubinas 1 (eruptive period >376 ka), which collapsed and formed a debris-avalanche deposit as far as 12 ... Ubinas 1 is overlain by a steeper cone more than 900 m high called Ubinas 2 (eruptive period ...
Mount Price (British Columbia) - Volcanic Hazards
... Since the early Holocene epoch, there has been no eruptive activity ... will probably be similar in character to those that have occurred throughout its 1.2 million year eruptive history ... The change in eruptive style between the two volcanic zones is caused by the different tectonic processes that formed them ...
Types Of Volcanic Eruptions
... a period of activity, while others may display an entire sequence of types all in one eruptive series ... The last eruptive metatype is the phreatic eruption, which is driven by the superheating of steam via contact with magma these eruptive types often exhibit no magmatic release ... Within these wide-defining eruptive types are several subtypes ...

More definitions of "eruptive":

  • (adj): Of igneous rock that has solidified beneath the earth's surface; granite or diorite or gabbro.
    Synonyms: irruptive, plutonic
  • (adj): Erupting or tending to erupt.
    Example: "A geyser is an intermittently eruptive hot spring"