Definition of COAL

noun : COAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period ;

  • 2. (

    ) a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering ;

verb : COAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything" ;

  • 2. (

    ) supply with coal ;

  • 3. (

    ) take in coal; "The big ship coaled" ;


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