Definition of Strombolian in English:

Strombolian

adjective

Geology
  • Denoting volcanic activity of the kind typified by Stromboli, with continual mild eruptions in which lava fragments are ejected.

    • ‘We prove that Strombolian signals, both tremor and explosions, in the high frequency band, are similar in time domain.’
    • ‘Products of mild Strombolian activity instead have a vesicularity in the range ~ 50-70%.’
    • ‘‘Strombolian’ activity is today a generic term used to describe mild explosive activity producing pyroclasts (molten rocks) and ash.’
    • ‘These new vents remained phreatomagmatic until 25 July, when the activity changed for 5 days to Strombolian and effusive.’

Pronunciation:

Strombolian

/strɒmˈbəʊlɪən/