Meaning of COAL in English

COAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ koʊl ]

( coals)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

Coal is a hard black substance that is extracted from the ground and burned as fuel.

Gas-fired electricity is cheaper than coal...

N-UNCOUNT

2.

Coals are burning pieces of coal.

It is important to get the coals white-hot before you start cooking.

N-PLURAL

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