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Coal mine Definition of Coal mine at Dictionary

Coal mine definition, a mine or pit from which coal is obtained. See more.

Coal Mine Definition of Coal Mine by Oxford Dictionary

‘Piles of black slag marked the entrances to small coal mines.’ ‘In Centralia, Pennsylvania, a fire in a coal mine has been burning for over 40 years.’ ‘Methane is already captured from coal mines and landfills in the United States and used to generate electricity.’ ‘One of his major enterprises was a coal mine.’

COAL MINE meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

coal mine definition: 1. the deep hole or system of holes under the ground from which coal is removed 2. the deep hole or. Learn more.

Coal mine definition of coal mine by The Free Dictionary

Define coal mine. coal mine synonyms, coal mine pronunciation, coal mine translation, English dictionary definition of coal mine. Noun 1. coal mine a mine where coal is dug from the ground coalpit colliery, pit a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and...

Coal Mine Definition of Coal Mine by Oxford Dictionary

‘Piles of black slag marked the entrances to small coal mines.’ ‘In Centralia, Pennsylvania, a fire in a coal mine has been burning for over 40 years.’ ‘Methane is already captured from coal mines and landfills in the United States and used to generate electricity.’ ‘One of his major enterprises was a coal mine.’

Coal mines Article about Coal mines by The Free Dictionary

(redirected from Coal mines) Also found in: Dictionary. coal mining, physical extraction of coal resources to yield coal; also, the business of exploring for, developing, mining, and transporting coal in any form. Coal has been historically important industrially as a source of energy, but air pollution and climate change, which the burning of

Urban Dictionary: coal mining

The act of consuming alcohol at a drinking establishment during day time hours, or immediately after a work day, usually in solidarity or a small group. Conversation is nonexistent or light, and the participant(s) need to appear preoccupied in thought, typically staring into the bar top.

Glossary of Mining Terms Coal Education

A. Abutment In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back abutment, that is, the settled packs behind the face.

CoalSpeak: Dictionary of the Coal Region

braitch hole : abandoned coal mine tunnel. Sometimes called an 'airhole'. "Be careful when yiz are walkin upda mountain so yiz dont fall in a braitch hole and get kilt!" breaker : a huge building used to process (i.e. "break up") newly mined anthracite coal. There are a number of coal breakers (most of which are abandoned) dotting the region.

A glossary of terms used in coal mining : Gresley, William

A glossary of terms used in coal mining by Gresley, William Stukeley. Publication date 1883 Topics Coal mines and mining Publisher London, New York, E. & F.N. Spon Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Addeddate 2007-03-02 18:34:47 Call number

CoalSpeak: Dictionary of the Coal Region

Anthracite Special : standard fare at weddings, funeral breakfasts, and other social occasions in the coal region. All food is served family style by women who are usually in a hurry. Usually ham or beef, chicken, kelbo. A really big to-do will feature both filling AND stuffing (filling is

Glossary of Mining Terminology Miners' Museum

Coal Caking Coal that softens and binds together when heated and produces a hard grey cellular coke. Coal Carbonization The heat treatment of coal in the absence of air at low temperatures (450 to 700 degrees C) or high temperatures (900 to 1200 degrees C). Coal Classification The grouping of coals according to a particular property such as

Coal Mine Definition of Coal Mine by Oxford Dictionary

‘Piles of black slag marked the entrances to small coal mines.’ ‘In Centralia, Pennsylvania, a fire in a coal mine has been burning for over 40 years.’ ‘Methane is already captured from coal mines and landfills in the United States and used to generate electricity.’ ‘One of his major enterprises was a coal mine.’

coal-mine noun Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Culture coal mining coal mining Coal was very important in the economic development of Britain. It was used as fuel in the factories built during the Industrial Revolution and continued to be important until the 1980s. The main coalfields (= areas where coal is mined) were in north-east England, the north Midlands and the valleys of South Wales, especially the Rhondda Valley.

Colliery Definition of Colliery by Merriam-Webster

Colliery definition is a coal mine and its connected buildings.

Pit Terminology Mines Rescue

The Coal Mines Regulation Act of 1877 gave the miners for the first time, the freedom to appoint checkweighers. It was a job given to a man who was literate and good at reckoning, usually a union man.

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