hard coal

hard coal
noun Date: 1721 anthracite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Hard coal — Hard Hard (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. {Harder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Hardest}.] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty s strong, ka rtos, kra tos …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hard coal — hard′ coal′ n. min anthracite • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • hard coal — n. ANTHRACITE …   English World dictionary

  • hard coal — noun a hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat • Syn: ↑anthracite, ↑anthracite coal • Derivationally related forms: ↑anthracitic (for: ↑anthracite) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard coal — antracitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Akmens anglys, turinčios daugiausia (94–97%) anglies. atitikmenys: angl. anthracite; hard coal rus. антрацит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hard coal — Anthracite, glance coal, blind coal, stone coal, culm …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hard coal — anthracite. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • hard coal — Смотри ископаемые каменные угли …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • hard coal — noun another term for anthracite …   English new terms dictionary

  • hard coal — /had ˈkoʊl/ (say hahd kohl) noun → anthracite …   Australian English dictionary

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