Translation of coal in Spanish:
noununcountable and countable
- as black as coal to carry coals to Newcastleto haul somebody over the coalsir a vendimiar y llevar uvas de postreto heap coals of fire on somebody's headreprender severamente a alguienponer a alguien como chupa de dóminepasarle un buen café a alguien (River Plate area) [colloquial](before noun) coal bin o (British English) bunker coal cellar coal dustavergonzar a alguien devolviéndole bien por malcoal firepolvillo (masculine) de carbóncoal industryfuego (masculine) de or a carbóncoal merchantindustria (feminine) del carbóncoal pitcarbonero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine)coal seammina (feminine) de carbónveta (feminine) de carbónExample sentences
- Thus, an industrially valuable coal seam requires special conditions to accumulate.
- Surface mining began in the United States in the late eighteenth century, when farmers and others dug coal from exposed coal seams on hillsides and stream banks.
- The breathing of coal and rock dust causes black lung, the common name given to the lung diseases pneumoconiosis and silicosis.
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