Meaning of “coal” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “coal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coalnoun [ 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.

(Definition of “coal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)