a soft coal suitable for the production of gas.
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Origin of gas coal
First recorded in 1875–80
Words nearby gas coal
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Example sentences from the Web for gas coal
In the complete combustion of carbon in the form of charcoal or gas-coal, there are developed 8060 units of heat.Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel|Samuel William Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for gas coal
coal that is rich in volatile hydrocarbons, making it a suitable source of domestic gas
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