noun. ['ˈlɪgˌnaɪt'] intermediate between peat and bituminous coal.
- brown coal
Rhymes with Lignite
How do you pronounce lignite?
Pronounce lignite as ˈlɪgˌnaɪt.
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Sentences with lignite
1. Noun, singular or mass
Bituminous coal is the next hardest and lignite is the softest.
The three types of coal are anthracite, bituminous and lignite.
3. Coordinating conjunction
Anthracite is the hardest and releases the most energy; lignite releases the least.