To see details on the word
please enable javascript.


Maybe the Sea of Flames never existed at all, maybe curses aren’t real, maybe her father is right: Earth is all magma and continental crust and ocean.
Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  molten (melted) rock beneath the surface of the earth
 Mark word for later review on this computer
Molten rock above the earth’s surface is called "lava".
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary -®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
Google Images
  • Maybe the Sea of Flames never existed at all, maybe curses aren’t real, maybe her father is right: Earth is all magma and continental crust and ocean.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • It was impossible to imagine what lurked under the ground — rivers of boiling magma, swirls of poisonous gases.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79
  • The pod sat in its clamp, looking very fragile to be rocketing about on magma streams.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • That volcano could already be rumbling, magma bubbling up, pressure building to an inevitable, irrevocable burst.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever

  • Show more
  • Wasn’t there supposed to be a core of molten magma there?
    D.J. Machale  --  The Merchant of Death
  • Volcanoes blurted endless magma like giant pimples on some ugly adolescent’s baseball head.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Its eyes were pools of molten magma, and when it opened its mouth, the flame came roaring out in a hot jet.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • The magma rolled closer.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • As the massive pot keeled over, steel magma at a temperature of more than 2,700 degrees poured out uncontrollably.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • Worst of all was his head: a helmet of twisted rock and metal with no particular shape—just jagged spikes and pulsing patches of magma.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades

  • Show more again
  • "There are various things about magma," I said, "and some of them frighten me."
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • Because of hidden pools of magma under a crust that might collapse with a man’s weight, Gianfranco now and then hit the ground with the rifle butt in much the same way that a skater stamps his feet to test the ice.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Don’t think about the whitehot magma flow that’s going to engulf this tiny craft.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • The pour could take no longer than two and a half minutes to maintain the integrity of the magma’s temperature.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • A deadly force was to be employed, atomic energy, to release an even more powerful phenomenon, live magma, which seethed and bubbled now miles beneath the sea itself.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • The magma itself may be of any composition.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • The seismology section had a million probes down here, with a 99.8 success rate at predicting the magma flares.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • Orangestriped magma swirled and hissed around her, searching for a weak point in the metal casing.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • All silver and shiny, with the new jagged fin stabilizers that were supposed to read the magma currents automatically.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • As a result of the last one, Central knows a lot more about magma, and as a result of this, so do I. I will manipulate the charge, probably even make it a multiple.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • Earth is all magma and continental crust and ocean.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • "You, yes, you," replied one of the two who were assistant professors restricted mainly to words of one syllable, even if they had inestimable quantities of polysyllabic magma beneath their tender crusts, waiting for the chance to erupt into professorhood.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • One year, one day, one hour, a great upflow of magma gathers a seam of crystals and drives it toward the surface, mile after burning mile; it cools inside a huge, smoking xenolith of kimberlite, and there it waits.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • The computer says it’s magma displacement."
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   magma [6] , obsidian [4] , mica [5] , basalt [7] , gneiss [9] , obsidian [4] , mica [5] , basalt [7] , sedimentary [8] , gneiss [9] , igneous [9] , petrology [9]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Science, Engineering, Medicine
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading