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Spanish translation of “coal”

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coal

noun /kəul/
a black mineral burned for fuel, heat etc
carbón
a lump of coal.
coalfield noun an area where there is coal to be mined.
yacimiento de carbón
coalmine noun a mine from which coal is dug.
mina de carbón
haul (someone) over the coals ( rake (someone) over the coals) to scold
echar una bronca a
He was hauled over the coals for being behind with his work.
Translations of “coal”
in Korean 석탄…
in Arabic فَحْم…
in French charbon…
in Italian carbone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煤…
in Russian уголь…
in Turkish taş kömürü/maden kömürü…
in Polish węgiel…
in Portuguese carvão…
in German die Kohle…
in Catalan carbó…
in Japanese 石炭…
in Chinese (Simplified) 煤…
(Definition of coal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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