Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of small coal in English:
Another term for slack2.
- Xinhua said on Wednesday that China plans to close down another 30 per cent of its small coal mines this year, and reduce coal mine deaths by 10 per cent.
- ‘I've overcome odds just being the youngest of five kids and growing up in a small coal mining town in West Virginia,’ she admits.
- Following two serious coal mine accidents, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has ordered all small coal mines in the province to immediately stop production and improve their safety precautions.
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