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Magma in a Sentence

Examples of magma in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of magma, followed by 39 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


(noun) - molten rock in the earth's crust

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EXAMPLES - Magma in a Sentence

  1. "magma" as it pushes its way to the Earth's surface. (source)
  2. Garm meanwhile crashed into more of the magma monsters. (source)
  3. The white-hot magma cooled to red-hot, and then to brown. (source)
  4. The shell cracked, and magma gushed out across the ground. (source)
  5. Stones broke, and magma gushed out, but still the harpy flew. (source)
  6. It'll rip through the water and the ocean floor into the magma. (source)
  7. She drew out her stiletto and said, Their necks are weak: all magma. (source)
  8. Maybe, and if nothing else, it's definitely magma flowing underwater. (source)
  9. They form when molten rock called magma up and breaks through a weak area (source)
  10. Pockets of hot molten rock called magma collect beneath the surface of the Earth. (source)
  11. Instead, it will collect into huge underground reservoirs known as magma chambers. (source)
  12. The Destroyer of Life pulled a magma bow from its back and fitted a white-hot shaft to it. (source)
  13. The boulders were rapidly joined by magma newly released from the burning core of the planet. (source)
  14. The mystery lies in the origin of the magma, which is molten rock that forms within the Earth. (source)
  15. From a soil base so rich it all but lived itself, a verdant magma spilled forth to inundate the land. (source)
  16. The flow was incredibly slow, but once I found the island I began to draw the magma out from under it. (source)
  17. It arced across the ceiling of the magma chamber and plunged to strike the Destroyer of Life in the chest. (source)
  18. The energies don't go back to space; the water absorbs them, and you get even more heat from the exposed magma. (source)
  19. Q-Ball only blew up twice, Kekipi was a thin skin over magma, White Night had the shakes, and Madeline was a lump. (source)
  20. Now scientist first thought magma, which is lava that hasn't yet made it to the ground wasn't moving to the surface. (source)
  21. As the plates move, rock partially melts and forms magma, which is forced to the surface through a weak spot in the crust. (source)
  22. The ash is made up of, among other things, tiny glass shards formed when the volcano's magma hits the much-cooler atmosphere. (source)
  23. There were countless miles of lava tunnels there, left by retreating magma from a time when the Moon was a burning young rock. (source)
  24. The two volcanoes are side by side in southern Iceland, about 12 miles apart, and thought to be connected by a network of magma channels. (source)
  25. These quirky experiments may have practical applications: His study of how honey drips, for example, could help geologists studying magma. (source)
  26. The ongoing eruptions of the volcano, which continue unabated, are caused by a series of steam explosions as magma continues to encounter glacial ice. (source)
  27. Other mountains spewed lava and magma from their hot centers, while the ground rumbled and shook, fell apart and tried to put itself back together again. (source)
  28. Like all volcanos, the eruption started when boiling hot subterranean liquid rock, known as magma, found a weak spot in the Earth's crust and burst through. (source)
  29. During a volcanic eruption, the magma which is located deep below the earth is brought to the earth's surface and during this process it becomes depressurized. (source)
  30. "It's likely that ash production will continue long after all the ice is melted in the volcano as this kind of magma can produce ash without water," Burton said. (source)
  31. Althoug h, with the ground cracking open and magma spilling out of every pore of the planet's surface, he wasn't sure that heat-seeking was a good way to find the boy. (source)
  32. At last he settled on a mustard yello w planet that stank and bubbled with viscous, nasty-looking liquids, eye-watering gases, and volcanoes oozing bright orange magma. (source)
  33. The interaction of heat and ice atomized the magma into much finer particles than is typical, and created a steam cloud that sent the ash higher than usual into the air. (source)
  34. These creatures of living magma breathed reeking, burning sulphur at their foes as sparks flew from their obsidian scales and fiery wings to singe the flesh of dragon and man. (source)
  35. The resultant body of molten liquid, called magma, will solidify to produce the igneous rock, granite, but if it is still in liquid form as it approaches the surface, lava results. (source)
  36. During those two weeks, we stand in the cool damp air of the rock temples at Dambulla and climb Sigiriya, the hardened magma remains at the center of a volcanic cone that had long since washed away. (source)
  37. But the ash can also teach scientists what kind of magma is contributing to the eruption, and that, in turn, can provide information about how long the eruption will last and how dangerous it can be. (source)
  38. And then this tremor that everybody's talking about, it lasted for about 50 minutes, meaning that the lava or the magma, which is lava that's below the surface, is actually making its way up towards the surface. (source)
  39. Mount Sinabung last erupted in 1600 and government vulcanologists acknowledged they had made no efforts before the mountain started rumbling last week to sample gases or look out for rising magma or other signs of seismic activity. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 39 example sentences provided below is 66.0, which suggests that "magma" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.


We have 6 synonyms for magma.

ashes, basalt, coulee, obsidian, scoria, slag


We have 0 antonyms for magma.


Pronunciation: (măgˈmə)

Syllabification: ‖Mag-ma


View up to 25 definitions of magma from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.

from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) A mixture of finely divided solids with enough liquid to produce a pasty mass.
  2. (noun) Geology The molten rock material under the earth's crust, from which igneous rock is formed by cooling.
  3. (noun) Pharmacology A suspension of particles in a liquid, such as milk of magnesia.
  4. (noun) The residue of fruits after the juice has been expressed; pomace.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) The molten matter within the earth, the source of the material of lava flows, dikes of eruptive rocks, etc.
  2. (noun) A basic algebraic structure consisting of a set equipped with a single binary operation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) Any crude mixture of mineral or organic matters in the state of a thin paste.
  2. (noun) A thick residuum obtained from certain substances after the fluid parts are expressed from them; the grounds which remain after treating a substance with any menstruum, as water or alcohol.
  3. (noun) A salve or confection of thick consistency.
  4. (noun) The molten matter within the earth, the source of the material of lava flows, dikes of eruptive rocks, etc.
  5. (noun) The glassy base of an eruptive rock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) Any crude mixture, especially of organic matters, in the form of a thin paste.
  2. (noun) In medicine
  3. (noun) The thick residuum obtained after subjecting certain substances to pressure to extract the fluid parts.
  4. (noun) The grounds which remain after treating a substance with water, alcohol, or any other menstruum.
  5. (noun) A salve of a certain degree of consistence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (noun) molten rock in the earth's crust