an area rich in deposits of coal
noun 1. an area containing significant coal deposits.
[kohl-fish] /ˈkoʊlˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural coalfishes (especially collectively) coalfish. 1. a sablefish. 2. a pollack. /ˈkəʊlˌfɪʃ/ noun (pl) -fish, -fishes 1. a dark-coloured gadoid food fish, Pollachius virens, occurring in northern seas Also called (Brit) saithe, coley
noun 1. a gas used for illuminating and heating, produced by distilling bituminous coal and consisting chiefly of hydrogen, methane, and carbon monoxide. 2. the gas formed by burning coal. noun 1. a mixture of gases produced by the distillation of bituminous coal and used for heating and lighting: consists mainly of hydrogen, methane, and […]
- Coal gasification
noun the conversion of solid coal to synthetic natural gas or a gaseous mixture that can be burned as a fuel Examples During coal gasification, the coal is mixed with oxygen and steam (water vapor) while also being heated and pressurized.