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soft coal

soft coal

n
(Geological Science) another name for bituminous coal

bitu′minous coal′


n.
a soft coal rich in volatile hydrocarbons and tarry matter and burning with a yellow, smoky flame.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soft coal - rich in tarry hydrocarbonssoft coal - rich in tarry hydrocarbons; burns readily with a smoky yellow flame
cannel coal - a bituminous coal that burns with a luminous flame
coal - fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
sea coal - pulverized bituminous coal; used as a foundry facing
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It had been idled for about a year because of the soft coal market.
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32 coal seam, which was a typical three-soft coal seam (the three-soft coal seam in the paper particularly means soft coal seam with soft roof and soft floor).
Soft coal burned fast, hard coal burned slow, but OSS coal burned destructively.
There were areas where no soft coal was allowed to be burned in homes or in businesses.
The export volume is down from recent years due to soft coal markets in the Pacific Rim, but Usibelli did ship seven shiploads of coal in 2014 to several destinations in the Pacific.
Thus, the modeling conducted in this work is carried out with the hard and soft coal seams respectively.
He published Soft Coal, Hard Choices: The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, 1890-1930 with Oxford University Press in 1992.
Martin said that lignite, a material similar to soft coal, causes problems with concrete sand because it is lighter than the sand and essentially pops out as the concrete sets, causing voids in the finished concrete.
Stable cement prices along with soft coal prices reiterate our call for firm cement margins in the near term.