paroxysmal eruption

paroxysmal eruption

[¦par·ək¦siz·məl i′rəp·shən]
(geology)
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Two months of increasing activity preceded the 1991 paroxysmal eruption.
Our NIGS sophomore would correctly tell us that Diding came during the paroxysmal eruption on June 15, 1991, that the eruption continued for months afterward, and that the lahars during the eruption and for years afterward were not "mudflows" but were slurries of water and eruption debris, largely sand, gravel and boulders with next to no mud content.

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