Lava synonyms

lä'və, lăv'ə

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An extremely porous, glassy, extrusive igneous rock typically light enough to float on water, used as an abrasive and in making soaps, polishes, etc.
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The definition of magma is the molten rock material under the Earth's crust or a suspension of particles in a liquid.
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Igneous rock, as basalt, that solidified rapidly from molten lava at or near the earth's surface
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(Geology) one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth; formed by the cooling of molten rock, either below the surface (intrusive) or on the surface (extrusive)
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(Mineralogy) A hard mafic igneous rock of varied mineral content; volcanic in origin, it makes up much of the Earth's oceanic crust.
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The vitreous mass left as a residue by the smelting of metallic ore. It consists mostly of the siliceous and aluminous impurities from the iron ore.
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Ruins or remains, as of a destroyed civilization
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(Louisiana & Southern Mississippi) A streambed, often dry according to the season.
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(Mineralogy) a type of black glass produced by volcanoes
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(Uncountable) The naturally occurring aggregate of solid mineral matter that constitutes a significant part of the earth's crust.
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The igneous rock formed when this substance cools and hardens. Depending on its composition and the rate at which it cools, lava can be glassy, very finely grained, ropelike, or coarsely grained. When it cools underwater, it cools in pillow-shaped masses.
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Find another word for lava. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lava, like: pumice, magma, volcanic rock, igneous-rock, basalt, slag, basaltic, volcanic, stalagmite, volcano and ashes.