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English definition of “coal”

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
(Definition of coal from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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