Ejecta



[ih-jek-tuh] /ɪˈdʒɛk tə/

noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
1.
matter ejected, as from a volcano in eruption.
/ɪˈdʒɛktə/
plural noun
1.
matter thrown out of a crater by an erupting volcano or during a meteorite impact

ejecta e·jec·ta (ĭ-jěk’tə)
n.
Something that has been ejected from the body. Also called ejection.
ejecta
(ĭ-jěk’tə)
Ejected matter, especially from an erupting volcano. Volcanic ejecta usually includes volcanic glass, ash, and rock fragments.

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