HyperDic: wood_coal

English > 2 senses of the expression wood coal:
NOUNsubstancewood coal, lignite, brown coalintermediate between peat and bituminous coal
substancewood coal, charcoala carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
English > wood coal: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningIntermediate between peat and bituminous coal.
Synonymslignite, brown coal
NarrowerjetA hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation
Broadercoalfossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
humatematerial that is high in humic acids
Spanishlignito
Catalanlignit
English > wood coal: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air.
Synonymcharcoal
Broadercarbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
fuelA substance that can be consumed to produce energy
Spanishcarbón, carbón vegetal
Catalancarbó vegetal

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