[loi-oh-luh] /lɔɪˈoʊ lə/
Saint Ignatius of (Iñigo López de Loyola) 1491–1556, Spanish soldier and ecclesiastic: founder of the Society of Jesus.
See Ignatius Loyola
Ignatius of Loyola [(ig-nay-shus, loy-oh-luh)]
A sixteenth-century Spanish priest of the Roman Catholic Church; the founder of the Jesuits. Ignatius of Loyola is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.
[ig-nee-uh s] /ˈɪg ni əs/ adjective 1. Geology. produced under conditions involving intense heat, as rocks of volcanic origin or rocks crystallized from molten magma. 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of fire. /ˈɪɡnɪəs/ adjective 1. (of rocks) derived by solidification of magma or molten lava emplaced on or below the earth’s surface Compare sedimentary, […]
- Igneous intrusive rock
noun See intrusive rock
- Igneous rock
igneous rock [(ig-nee-uhs)] Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials. Igneous rocks can form beneath the Earth’s surface, or at its surface, as lava. Note: Granite, solid volcanic lava, and basalt are examples of igneous rock.
[ig-nes-uh nt] /ɪgˈnɛs ənt/ adjective 1. emitting sparks of fire, as certain stones when struck with steel. 2. bursting into flame. noun 3. an ignescent substance. /ɪɡˈnɛsənt/ adjective 1. giving off sparks when struck, as a flint 2. capable of bursting into flame noun 3. an ignescent substance