Definition of brown coal in English:

brown coal

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noun

  • another term for lignite.
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    • The additional pressure and heat of the overburden gradually converts peat into another form of coal known as lignite or brown coal.
    • Europe, for instance, has sufficient amounts of brown coal, or lignite, to keep the continent supplied with electrical power for the next 200 years or so.
    • The Centre for Clean Power from Lignite, or brown coal, was successful in this current first round.

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