coal cutter


noun
  1. a machine for cutting a kerf, especially in longwall mining.

Origin of coal cutter

1
First recorded in 1870–75

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How to use coal cutter in a sentence

  • The coal must be undercut as far in as a pick or a mechanical coal-cutter will reach, for the entire width of the face.

    The Boy With the U.S. Miners | Francis Rolt-Wheeler