HyperDic: coal

English > 5 senses of the word coal:
NOUNsubstancecoalfossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
objectcoal, embera hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire / fire / fire and is glowing or smoldering
VERBweathercoal, charburn to charcoal
possessioncoalsupply with coal
contactcoaltake in coal
coal > pronunciation
Soundskow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > coal: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningfossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period.
Narroweranthracite, anthracite coal, hard coalA hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat
bituminous coal, soft coalRich in tarry hydrocarbons
lignite, brown coal, wood coalIntermediate between peat and bituminous coal
steam coalcoal suitable for use under steam boilers
Broaderfossil fuelfuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content
vegetable matterMatter produced by plants or growing in the manner of a plant
Substancescarbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
Spanishcarbón
Catalancarbó
Verbscoaltake in coal
coalsupply with coal
coalburn to charcoal
English > coal: 5 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire / fire / fire and is glowing or smoldering.
Synonymember
BroaderfragmentA piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
Spanishascua, brasa, carbón, rescoldo, tizón
Catalanbrasa, caliu, carbó
Verbscoalburn to charcoal
English > coal: 5 senses > verb 1, weather
MeaningBurn to charcoal.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymchar
Broaderburn, combustCause to burn or combust
Spanishachicharrarse, carbonizar, requemarse
Catalancarbonitzar, recremar, socarrar-se
Nounscoala hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire / fire / fire and is glowing or smoldering
coalfossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
English > coal: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningSupply with coal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Nounscoalfossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
English > coal: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningtake in coal.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The big ship coaled"
Broadertake in, gather infold up
Spanishproveerse de carbón
Nounscoalfossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period

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