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an·thra·cite

 (ăn′thrə-sīt′)
n.
A dense, shiny coal that has a high carbon content and little volatile matter and burns with a clean flame. Also called hard coal.

[Probably ultimately from Greek anthrakitis, a kind of coal, from anthrax, anthrak-, charcoal.]

an′thra·cit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

anthracite

(ˈænθrəˌsaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) a hard jet-black coal that burns slowly with a nonluminous flame giving out intense heat. Fixed carbon content: 86–98 per cent; calorific value: 3.14 × 107–3.63 × 107 J/kg. Also called: hard coal
[C19: from Latin anthracītes type of bloodstone, from Greek anthrakitēs coal-like, from anthrax coal, anthrax]
anthracitic adj

an•thra•cite

(ˈæn θrəˌsaɪt)

n.
a hard coal low in volatile hydrocarbons and burning with little smoke or flame.
[1810–15; probably < French < Latin (Pliny) anthracītis kind of coal. See anthracene, -ite1]
an`thra•cit′ic (-ˈsɪt ɪk) an′thra•cit`ous (-ˌsaɪ təs) adj.

an·thra·cite

(ăn′thrə-sīt′)
A hard, shiny coal that has a high carbon content. It is valued as a fuel because it burns with a clean flame and without smoke or odor, but it is much less abundant than bituminous coal. Compare bituminous coal, lignite.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthracite - a hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat
coal - fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
Translations
فَحْم صَلْب، فَحْم أنْثراسيت
antracit
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harîkol
antracitas
antracīts
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[ˈænθrəsaɪt] Nantracita f

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[ˈænθrəsaɪt] nantracite f

anthracite

(ˈӕnθrəsait) noun
a kind of very hard coal that burns almost without any smoke or flames.