- any opening by which coal is being or has been extracted.
- a bed of coal ready for mining.
OTHER WORDS FOR winning
OTHER WORDS FROM winningwin·ning·ly, adverbwin·ning·ness, nounun·win·ning, adjective
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How to use winning in a sentence
That's due to a winning script by co-creators Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson and the skillful direction of Dean Parisot of Galaxy Quest fame.A most excellent interview: The team behind Bill and Ted Face the Music|Jennifer Ouellette|August 28, 2020|Ars Technica
Even before the earnings call, Salesforce has been on a winning streak.Salesforce shares soar 13% on strong growth despite the pandemic|jonathanvanian2015|August 25, 2020|Fortune
The Democrat known for presiding over the creation of the Federal Reserve and the winning of WWI was also the first to attempt to disenfranchise voters via the mail, though he never sought to wield it as a tool for reelection.Trump Isn’t the First President to Use His Postmaster for Politics|Fiona Zublin|August 21, 2020|Ozy
One fantasy-baseball study showed that more than 90 percent of the winnings went to just over 1 percent of the players.The Economics of Sports Gambling (Ep. 388 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 20, 2020|Freakonomics
San Diego’s consultant and Council members said they’re determined to make shareholders, not the public, pay for whatever the city gets from the winning bidder.The City Is Walking a Fine Line in Demanding Millions From Its Next Power Provider|MacKenzie Elmer|August 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.
But after winning 55 percent of the white vote, Duke had a database of supporters some politicians coveted.
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
The Oscar-winning actress put nude photo thieves in their place with one perfect statement.Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Fury Says Everything We Wanted to Say|Kevin O’Keeffe|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a .700 career winning percentage as a coach in college and the NFL, Harbaugh is a winner.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is|Jesse Lawrence|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He put out his hand in the most cordial and friendly way, and greeted me with the most winning smile in the world.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
On several occasions I have been engaged in proceedings before them, and not always on the winning side.
He laughed at her, and told her that he had abandoned the modern method of winning a mate, and gone back to the primitive mode.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
But you have given me such a fine idea for winning the prize Momsy and the other ladies are offering.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
On returning to Paris his time was fully occupied in winning over the artillery to Bonaparte.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
British Dictionary definitions for winning
- a shaft or seam of coal
- the extraction of coal or ore from the ground