fiery vs igneous what difference

what is difference between fiery and igneous

English

Etymology

From Middle English firi, from fir (fire). Equivalent to fire +‎ -y.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaɪəɹi/
  • Rhymes: -aɪəɹi

Adjective

fiery (comparative more fiery or fierier, superlative most fiery or fieriest)

  1. Of or relating to fire.
  2. Burning or glowing.
  3. Inflammable or easily ignited.
  4. Having the colour of fire.
  5. Hot or inflamed.
  6. Tempestuous or emotionally volatile.
  7. Spirited or filled with emotion.

Derived terms

  • fiery cross

Translations

Anagrams

  • firey, reify


English

Etymology

From Latin igneus (fiery).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪɡ.ni.əs/

Adjective

igneous (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to or having the nature of fire; containing fire; resembling fire.
  2. (geology) Resulting from, or produced by, great heat. With rocks, it could also mean formed from lava or magma.

Translations

Further reading

  • igneous rock on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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