Definition of hard coal in English:

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hard coal

Pronunciation: /härd kōl/


Another term for anthracite.
Example sentences
  • The statistics describe the use of hard coal in generation of electricity and heat in Finland.
  • Miners of hard coal ratified a proposed contract today, ending a 30-day strike that began with their rejection of an earlier offer.
  • The railways found that, because of the decreasing proportion of hard coal, even greater quantities of coal were required to provide the necessary locomotive running.

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