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Synonyms for coal

fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period

a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering

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burn to charcoal

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supply with coal

take in coal

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According to Levies sources, the miners were busy extracting coal when the blast occurred inside the coalmine.
This week organisers announced that dedicated rehearsal space - Velvet Coalmine Studios will launch in the town thanks to funding from UK Music and the Joe Strummer Foundation.
On May 13, 2014, Turkey was shocked by an explosion and blaze at a coalmine in the western town of Soma that killed 301 miners and left many others injured.
odies from the coalmine which had been struck after a blast caused by poisonous gas four days ago in Dukki area.
14, 1913, Senghenydd witnessed the biggest disaster in their area when a coalmine explosion took the lives of 439 miners and one rescuer at the Universal Colliery.
Surveys manager Richard Fox said: "Butterflies are the canaries in the coalmine for our environment and despite promises by politicians, their numbers are suffering.
2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Located in the northern part of Shanxi province, Shanyin county is nicknamed the "coal capital" for its rich coalmine reserve.
The present study attempted to explore the health condition and health awareness among the local inhabitants residing near the coalmine areas of North Eastern Coalfields, Margherita, Assam in the light of a micro-level study conducted with the help of a pre-designed interview schedule through door-to-door survey and personal interviews which is supported by secondary database.
As many as 30 miners are unaccounted for after an explosion at an underground coalmine in New Zealand on Friday afternoon, the country's media reported.
25pm) The Rhondda choir gets the once-in-alifetime experience of singing underground in a coalmine.
21bn) expansion of a coalmine in South Africa after the state-controlled utility company Eskom sought to alter the terms of a supply agreement for a new power plant.
I think I'd rather work down a coalmine than in the lower ground food hall, where the black floor and stark, energy-sapping lighting turns the average punter into a zombie who's doomed to roam the aisles at length in search of moved items.
She also spoke of great wealth in the town that was created by the land, factory and coalmine owners, often stopping to relay stories about people's experiences.
The side were relegated from the country's premier league last season but Abramovich is still part of a consortium planning to buy the outfit along with the local coalmine.
No doubt Michael's father worked hard and long hours down a dark and dangerous coalmine to pay for his son's education.