Definición de anthracite en inglés:

anthracite

Saltos de línea: an¦thra|cite
Pronunciación: /ˈanθrəsʌɪt
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 1Coal of a hard variety that contains relatively pure carbon and burns with little flame and smoke.
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    • Peat is an accumulation of virtually unaltered plant material, while anthracite is nearly pure carbon with little trace of the original plant material.
    • Coal is usually classified into the sub-groups known as anthracite, bituminous, lignite, and peat.
    • They all burn anthracite there so the sky is orange.
  • 1.1A dark grey colour: a wide range of colours from anthracite to blush pink [as modifier]: the anthracite finish on these cupboard doors
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    • While our review sample was anthracite, the Quality Mat is also available in blue, red and orange.
    • Each display is available in a choice of colours: white, anthracite and blue.
    • The use of block colours in black, anthracite, charcoal gray, indigo, winter white and red-brown complements this understated and practical collection.

Origen

late 16th century (denoting a gem described by Pliny and said to resemble coals, supposedly hydrophane (a type of opal)): from Greek anthrakitēs, from anthrax, anthrak- 'coal'.

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