wood coal


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wood coal

n.
1. Charcoal.
2. Lignite.

wood coal

n
(Minerals) another name for lignite, charcoal
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Noun1.wood coal - intermediate between peat and bituminous coalwood coal - intermediate between peat and bituminous coal
coal - fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
humate - material that is high in humic acids
jet - a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation
2.wood coal - a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of airwood coal - a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
atomic number 6, carbon, C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
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He said that the prices of wood coal and kerosene oil are high and we have no option left except to come on roads and protest against this low gas pressure.
Cooking with wood coal and cooking with kerosene are compared with cooking with gas.
Mr Kirton worked at George Mallinson's mill and later at Bullcliffe Wood coal mine near Bretton.