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A brilliant black band in bituminous coal, characterized by cubic cleavage, a conchoidal fracture, and a vitreous luster.

[Latin vitreus, made of glass, glassy; see vitreous + (fus)ain.]


(Geological Science) a type of coal occurring as horizontal glassy bands of a nonsoiling friable material
[C20: from Latin vitrum glass + -ain, as in fusain]
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The interior of the apartment, which has a total built-up area of 120sqm, was designed and manufactured by Modern Woodworks, all of the sanitary ware and fittings were ordered from Vitrain Turkey and the kitchen appliances from Germany.