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coalface

(ˈkəʊlˌfeɪs)
n
(Mining & Quarrying) the exposed seam of coal in a mine
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Noun1.coalface - the part of a coal seam that is being cut
face - a vertical surface of a building or cliff
coal seam - a seam of coal
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Translations

coalface

[ˈkəʊlfeɪs] Nfrente m donde empieza la veta de carbón
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

coalface

[ˈkəʊlfeɪs] nfront m de taille
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

coalface

[ˈkəʊlˌfeɪs] nfronte f di abbattimento (di filone carbonifero)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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With over 60 years of manufacturing experience, the company is able to provide turnkey solutions and a full range of coalface equipment for coalfaces, including longwall mining operations.
THE Winding House museum in New Tredegar is appealing to locals to share their stories for their new exhibition, "Coalfaces: A mining community in photos - Bargoed in the '70s".
In the first graph, there is the total subsidence of the point in time together with the distance of the coalfaces of individual mining panels from the point projection (see Graph 4).