[kol-yuh-ree] /ˈkɒl yə ri/
noun, plural collieries.
a coal mine, including all buildings and equipment.
noun (pl) -lieries
(mainly Brit) a coal mine
1630s, “coal mine,” see collier + -y (1).
[kol-ee] /ˈkɒl i/ noun 1. one of a breed of dogs having a usually long, black, tan, and white or sable and white coat, raised originally in Scotland for herding sheep. [kol-ee] /ˈkɒl i/ British Dialect verb (used with object), collied, collying. 1. to blacken as with coal dust; begrime. noun 2. grime; soot. /ˈkɒlɪ/ […]
[kol-ee-shang-ee] /ˈkɒl iˌʃæŋ i/ noun, Scot. 1. a noisy row; brawl.
[kol-i-geyt] /ˈkɒl ɪˌgeɪt/ verb (used with object), colligated, colligating. 1. to bind or fasten together. 2. Logic. to link (facts) together by a general description or by a hypothesis that applies to them all. /ˈkɒlɪˌɡeɪt/ verb (transitive) 1. to connect or link together; tie; join 2. to relate (isolated facts, observations, etc) by a general […]
[kol-i-gey-tiv] /ˈkɒl ɪˌgeɪ tɪv/ adjective, Physical Chemistry. 1. (of the properties of a substance) depending on the number of molecules or atoms rather than on their nature. /kəˈlɪɡətɪv/ adjective 1. (of a physical property of a substance) depending on the concentrations of atoms, ions, and molecules that are present rather than on their nature