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small coal

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Definition of small coal in English:

noun

Another term for slack2.
Example sentences
  • 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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