the conversion of solid coal to synthetic natural gas or a gaseous mixture that can be burned as a fuel
During coal gasification, the coal is mixed with oxygen and steam (water vapor) while also being heated and pressurized.
noun 1. a person who carries or shovels coal. noun 1. a workman who moves coal
noun 1. a small pail for carrying coal; a coal scuttle.
- Coal hole
noun 1. (Brit, informal) a small coal cellar
[koh-luh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌkoʊ lə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun, Geology. 1. the conversion of plant material into by natural processes, as by diagenesis and, in some instances, metamorphism.