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steam coal

noun
1.
coal with relatively high sulfur content, suited for generating steam but not for coking.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • steam coal refers to coal used in boilers to generate steam to produce electricity or for other purposes.
  • It was used primarily as power plant steam coal and kiln fuels for cement plants.
British Dictionary definitions for steam coal

steam coal

noun
1.
coal suitable for use in producing steam, as in a steam-boiler
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