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coal

noun
 
 
/kəʊl/
[U] a hard, black substance that is dug from under the ground and burnt as fuel: a lump of coalMineralogyMining and quarryingFuelsPetroleum products especially when used as fuel
coals pieces of coal, usually burningFuelsPetroleum products especially when used as fuel
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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