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Noun: coal  kówl
  1. Fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  2. A hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smouldering
    - ember
Verb: coal  kówl
  1. Burn to charcoal
    - char
  2. Supply with coal
  3. Take in coal
    "The big ship coaled"

Sounds like: cole, kohl

Derived forms: coals, coaling, coaled

Type of: burn, combust, fossil fuel, fragment, furnish, gather in, provide, render, supply, take in, vegetable matter

Encyclopedia: Coal, West Virginia