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(Voy"ol) n. (Naut.) (a) See Viol, 2. (b) The block through which a messenger passes. [Written
also viol, and voyal.]
(||Vrai`sem`blance") n. [F.] The appearance of truth; verisimilitude.
(Vugg, Vugh) n. (Mining) A cavity in a lode; called also vogle.
(Vul"can) n. [L. Vulcanus, Volcanus: cf. Skr. ulka a firebrand, meteor. Cf. Volcano.] (Rom.
Myth.) The god of fire, who presided over the working of metals; answering to the Greek Hephæstus.
(Vul*ca"ni*an) a. [L. Vulcanius.]
1. Of or pertaining to Vulcan; made by Vulcan; hence, of or pertaining to works in iron or other metals.
Ingenious allusions to the Vulcanian panoply which Achilles lent to his feebler friend.Macaulay.
2. (Geol.) Volcanic.
1. Of or pertaining to Vulcan; made by Vulcan; Vulcanian.
2. Of or pertaining to volcanoes; specifically, relating to the geological theory of the Vulcanists, or Plutonists.
(Vul`can*ic"i*ty) n. Volcanicity.
(Vul"can*ism) n. Volcanism.
(Vul"can*ist), n. A volcanist.
(Vul"can*ite) n. Hard rubber produced by vulcanizing with a large proportion of sulphur.
(Vul`can*i*za"tion) n. [See Vulcan.] The act or process of imparting to caoutchouc,
gutta- percha, or the like, greater elasticity, durability, or hardness by heating with sulphur under pressure.
Vulcanized fiber, paper, paper pulp, or other fiber, chemically treated, as with metallic chlorides, so
as to form a substance resembling ebonite in texture, hardness, etc. Knight. Vulcanized rubber,
India rubber, vulcanized.
(Vul"can*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vulcanized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Vulcanizing ] To change the
properties of, as caoutchouc, or India rubber, by the process of vulcanization.
(Vul"can*i`zer) n. One who, or that which, vulcanizes; esp., an apparatus for vulcanizing caoutchouc.
(Vul*ca"no) n. A volcano. [Obs.]
(Vul`can*ol"o*gy) n. [See Vulcan, and -logy.] The science which treats of phenomena
due to plutonic action, as in volcanoes, hot springs, etc. [R.]
(Vul"gar) a. [L. vulgaris, from vulgus the multitude, the common people; of uncertain origin: cf.
F. vulgaire. Cf. Divulge.]