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igneous

igneous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word igneous

Definition
(adj) produced under conditions involving intense heat
Synonyms : pyrogenic , pyrogenous
Example Sentence
  • igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state; especially from molten magma
  • igneous fusion is fusion by heat alone
  • pyrogenic strata

Definition
(adj) produced by the action of fire or intense heat
Synonyms : eruptive
Example Sentence
  • rocks formed by igneous agents

Definition
(adj) like or suggestive of fire
Synonyms : fiery
Example Sentence
  • a fiery desert wind
  • an igneous desert atmosphere

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for igneous

ignite is to fire. "ign" in general as a prefix refers to fire.
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by garrulous

may rhyme like AGNIous where agni(hindi) is fire
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by userdce

We all know the bike Ignition where we put key and do kick. Then fire will generate to start bike. So ignition means generating fire.
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by psrev

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