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1. colliery

noun. a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it.

Synonyms

  • mine
  • work
  • workplace
  • coal mine
  • coalpit

Antonyms

  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity
  • fail

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • collier (English)
  • colier (Middle English (1100-1500))

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1. Noun, singular or mass
Hardcore materials are made of brick and broken tiles as well as blastfurnace slag, colliery spoil, oil shale residue and pulverized-fuel ash for use in roads, paving, driveways, foundations and other projects.

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