Material that is thrown out by a volcano, including pyroclastic material (tephra) and lava bombs.

Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. . 2001.

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  • éjecta — ● éjecta nom masculin pluriel (latin ejecta, de ejicere, sortir) Produits des éruptions volcaniques. Synonyme de excreta. ● éjecta (synonymes) nom masculin pluriel (latin ejecta, de ejicere, sortir) Synonymes : excreta …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ejecta — Éjecta Traduction à relire Piroclasto → …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ejecta — E*jec ta, n. pl. [L., neut. pl. of ejectus cast out. See {Eject}.] Matter ejected; material thrown out; as, the ejecta of a volcano; the ejecta, or excreta, of the body. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ejecta — ejectá vb., ind. prez. 1 sg. ejectéz, 3 sg. şi pl. ejecteáză Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  A EJECT//Á ejectaéz tranz. (lichide, obiecte) A face să iasă; a elimina; a evacua /<fr. éj …   Dicționar Român

  • Ejecta — can mean: *In volcanology, particles that came out of a volcanic vent, traveled through the air or under water, and fell back on the ground surface or on the ocean floor. Ejecta can consist of: *# Juvenile particles (fragmented magma and free… …   Wikipedia

  • ejecta — [ē jek′tə] pl.n. [ModL < neut. pl. of ejectus] ejected matter, as from the body, a volcano, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Éjecta — Éjectas : cendres, lapilli et bombes au volcan de Capelinhos, Faial, Açores. Les éjectas, téphras ou pyroclastes (du grec πυρóκλαστος formé de pyro feu et klastos fragment) sont les fragments de roche solide expulsés dans l’air pendant… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ejecta — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of ejectus Date: 1886 material thrown out (as from a volcano) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ejecta — Als Ejektadecke bezeichnet man eine Ablagerung von Auswurfmaterialien um Einschlagkrater oder einen Vulkan. Entstehung Beim Einschlag (Impakt) eines Himmelskörpers auf der Oberfläche eines anderen, zum Beispiel den Einschlag eines Meteoriten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ejecta — /i jek teuh/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) matter ejected, as from a volcano in eruption. [1885 90; neut. pl. of L ejectus. See EJECT] * * * …   Universalium

  • ejecta — noun Material which has been ejected, especially from a volcano or an impact crater …   Wiktionary

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