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1. coal

noun. ['ˈkoʊl'] fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period.

Synonyms

  • wood coal
  • soft coal
  • vegetable matter
  • anthracite coal
  • hard coal
  • C
  • lignite
  • bituminous coal
  • fossil fuel
  • carbon
  • atomic number 6
  • brown coal
  • anthracite

Antonyms

  • recall
  • freeze
  • demand
  • extinguish

Etymology

  • cole (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • col (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Coal

  • self-control
  • rock-and-roll
  • decontrol
  • rock'n'roll
  • espanol
  • control
  • pistole
  • patrol
  • mcdole
  • extol
  • console
  • stroll
  • strole
  • strohl
  • scroll
  • pajole
  • nicolle
  • nicole
  • mccoll
  • mccole
  • madole
  • enroll
  • devaul
  • cajole
  • abrol
  • viole
  • troll
  • stoll
  • stole
  • stol

How do you pronounce coal?

Pronounce coal as koʊl.

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Sentences with coal


1. Noun, singular or mass
This took the form of larger plants and the discoveries of more coal reservoirs in the earth.

2. Verb, base form
The outbreak of the U.S. Civil War led to coal replacing charcoal as the fuel source for steel furnaces.

Quotes about coal


1. Dusty, dark, cold, and hard, coal has no beauty of its own, but when it is consummated by fire it is beautiful and becomes what it was designed to be.
- Frederica Mathewes-Green, At the Corner of East and Now: A Modern Life in Ancient Christian Orthodoxy

2. coal-burning

adjective. fueled by burning coal.

Synonyms

  • coal-fired

Antonyms

  • unfed
  • self-sustained

3. coal-black

adjective. of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal.

Synonyms

  • jet
  • pitchy
  • sooty
  • achromatic
  • jet-black

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive
  • positive

4. coal-fired

adjective. fueled by burning coal.

Synonyms

  • coal-burning

Antonyms

  • unfed
  • self-sustained

5. coal-tar_creosote

noun. a dark oily liquid obtained by distillation of coal tar; used as a preservative for wood.

Synonyms

  • organic compound

6. coal

verb. ['ˈkoʊl'] supply with coal.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • lose
  • undeceive
  • give
  • emit

Etymology

  • cole (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • col (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. coal

noun. ['ˈkoʊl'] a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering.

Synonyms

  • ember

Antonyms

  • take
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • cole (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • col (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. coal

verb. ['ˈkoʊl'] burn to charcoal.

Synonyms

  • combust
  • burn

Etymology

  • cole (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • col (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. coal

verb. ['ˈkoʊl'] take in coal.

Synonyms

  • gather in

Antonyms

  • conserve
  • abstain

Etymology

  • cole (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • col (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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