Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to coalface

the part of a coal seam that is being cut

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
When we speak, the play has just opened in Dublin before heading across the water to start its UK tour proper in Chelmsford, with Ian attending the opening night before returning to the Game of Thrones coalface.
We all moan about the lack of funding for the NHS but if we started to curb the issuing of these prescriptions at the coalface there would be more funds available to treat patients who are in genuine need.
Apart from the fact that George had to get in the current Tory buzzword "hard-working" - yeah dude, I don't think you get many really lazy, laid-back miners down the pit, lounging about the coalface on beanbags while scoffing cream cakes - you just wanted to scream: "Really Osborne?
Izindaba reports [10] from experts at the coalface on just how, where and for whom it makes the most sense, and most critically, which high-risk groups might be most adherent.
Workers at the coalface of commerce, will in some way or other have to tighten belts still further, with fewer services being provided.
The increase in monthly subsidence correlates well with the shortening and lengthening distance of the coalface to the point, with an interval of a few months.
Taking Finch's career to the coalface of danger is a strategic masterstroke, opening a wealth of potential cases for the enigmatic characters Moffat has built over the last three books in the series.
But on the training coalface, people are walking away, effectively leaving the keys in the door in order to do something else.
earned our living at the coalface of nationhood lived in the thin space
Mobile App styling and simple operation means that you are never far away from what is going on at the coalface.
But now that regal offspring appear to be mostly heterosexual, there's not much of a market in this added-value service, so we workers at the publicity coalface thrum on with the life ordinary, waiting for the occasional ray of sunshine to break through.
There will never be a better opportunity for firms, working at the coalface, to have their views fed into the decision making process so they actually influence policy that will evolve over the next decade.
Paul Ragan has succeeded at the coalface of business and understands how the real world works and how money is made and jobs created.
This is the coalface where corporate strategy is put into practice, but like people, companies all have their own way of looking at what's best for the future and this is a key element in any investment decision--or lack of it.
Now this is not for a formal morning tea; instead, they walk around departments and visit employees at the coalface, one on one.