HyperDic: bituminous_coal

English > 1 sense of the expression bituminous coal:
NOUNsubstancebituminous coal, soft coalrich in tarry hydrocarbons
English > bituminous coal: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningRich in tarry hydrocarbons; burns readily with a smoky yellow flame.
Synonymsoft coal
Narrowercannel coalA bituminous coal that burns with a luminous flame
sea coalpulverized bituminous coal
Broadercoalfossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
Spanishcarbón bituminoso, hulla

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