Synonyms

1. coal-tar_creosote

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

Synonyms

  • organic compound

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Rhymes with Coal Industry

  • industrie

2. 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

3. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.

Synonyms

  • film industry
  • trucking industry
  • aviation
  • rag trade
  • shoe industry
  • fashion business
  • chemical industry
  • toy industry
  • aluminum business
  • show biz
  • garment industry
  • computer industry
  • sign industry
  • growth industry
  • plastics industry
  • service industry
  • tobacco industry
  • sunrise industry
  • fashion industry
  • refining industry
  • oil business
  • construction industry
  • movie industry
  • commercial enterprise
  • housing industry
  • arms industry
  • shipbuilding industry
  • entertainment industry
  • toy business
  • coal industry
  • munitions industry
  • banking system
  • steel industry
  • show business
  • electronics industry
  • securities industry
  • lighting industry
  • aluminum industry
  • market
  • banking industry
  • automobile industry
  • apparel industry

Antonyms

  • weakening

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

4. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] the organized action of making of goods and services for sale.

Synonyms

  • production
  • business enterprise
  • commercial enterprise
  • business
  • manufacture
  • cottage industry
  • industrialisation
  • industrial enterprise

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness
  • unconscientiousness
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

5. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] persevering determination to perform a task.

Synonyms

  • assiduousness
  • determination
  • diligence
  • industriousness
  • studiousness
  • purpose
  • sedulity
  • concentration
  • assiduity

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • distribution
  • decrease
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. coal

verb. ['ˈkoʊl'] burn to charcoal.

Synonyms

  • combust
  • burn

Etymology

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

10. coal

verb. ['ˈkoʊl'] take in coal.

Synonyms

  • gather in

Antonyms

  • conserve
  • abstain

Etymology

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

Sentences with coal-industry


1. Noun Phrase
The Illinois coal industry totals nearly $1 billion in profits yearly, and government and environmental officials are looking for ways to develop a clean-coal initiative to be based in the state.

2. Noun Phrase
It’s a move that the EPA said is designed to bolster a struggling coal industry, as relaxing the restrictions could help plants cut costs.

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