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soft coal

noun
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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Examples from the web for soft coal
  • It differs from bituminous, or soft coal lies in relatively flat seams, making it readily accessible and cheaper to mine.
  • The local dealers have a shortage of soft coal, there not being a four days' supply on hand.
  • The supply of soft coal at all points is said to be adequate.
British Dictionary definitions for soft coal

soft coal

noun
1.
another name for bituminous coal
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