- any opening by which coal is being or has been extracted.
- a bed of coal ready for mining.
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OTHER WORDS FROM winningwin·ning·ly, adverbwin·ning·ness, nounun·win·ning, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for winning
By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.
But Winning Marriage will be essential for the historian who, someday, tries to tell the full story.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First, there are over three million possible arrangements for the winning lineup.I Want to See Your Spreadsheets, Baby: MTV’s ‘Are You the One?’ Is a Mathematical Orgy|Brandy Zadrozny|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Past winning artists generally were either complete outsiders (McQueen) or divisive figures in the art world.
Video has been the medium of choice for winning artists of late; the two previous winners were both video artists.
Percy, who played tackle on a winning Crimson eleven, and Sam Felton will be well remembered as the fastest punters of their day.Football Days|William H. Edwards
You have some kind and winning ways, but you appear to have an ungovernable temper, which would make you impossible to live with.The Staying Guest|Carolyn Wells
This fop, played by Griffin, is for winning a beauty by the rules of metaphysics.Their Majesties' Servants (Volume 1 of 3)|John Doran
He commonly rode to the race-ground amongst the crowd, and kept in memory both the winning and losing horses.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
Every body knows with what306 an Energy he speaks, and with what a winning Grace.The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume III|Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
British Dictionary definitions for winning
- a shaft or seam of coal
- the extraction of coal or ore from the ground