Origin of anthracite
OTHER WORDS FROM anthracitean·thra·cit·ic [an-thruh-sit-ik], /ˌæn θrəˈsɪt ɪk/, an·thra·cit·ous [an-thruh-sahy-tuhs], /ˈæn θrəˌsaɪ təs/, adjective
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How to use anthracite in a sentence
When pure and of close hard grain it is used as a refractory for lining furnaces, especially those designed for anthracite.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
There are four types: bituminous (soft), anthracite (hard), semi-bituminous and semi-anthracite.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
Tried at a measured mile with anthracite and Merthyr coal mixed, three years afterwards, her average speed was 11 knots.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
He was of middle age, black as anthracite coal, bald-headed, (p. 226) and was dressed in pants and coat made of old sailcloth.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
The cooking-range, a large one designed to burn anthracite coal, was the general warming apparatus.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson