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coal

noun [C/U]  us   /koʊl/
a hard, black substance that is dug from the earth in lumps and used as a fuel, or a single piece of this substance: [U] Some of those schools still use coal for their heating.
Translations of “coal”
in Arabic فَحْم…
in Korean 석탄…
in Malaysian batu arang…
in French charbon…
in Turkish taş kömürü/maden kömürü…
in Italian carbone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煤…
in Russian уголь…
in Polish węgiel…
in Vietnamese than đá…
in Spanish carbón…
in Portuguese carvão…
in Thai ถ่านหิน…
in German die Kohle…
in Catalan carbó…
in Japanese 石炭…
in Indonesian batu bara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 煤…
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