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coaly

[koh-lee] /ˈkoʊ li/
adjective, coalier, coaliest.
1.
of, resembling, or containing coal.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; coal + -y1
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Examples for coaly
  • The roof shale may contain streaks and wisps of coaly material which tends to weaken the deposit.
  • Moreover, several cases of selenium poisoning in this area have been attributed to the use of coaly shale.
  • There has been only modest thermal maturation of the coaly surface horizon.

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