Definition of Brown coal

1. Noun. Intermediate between peat and bituminous coal.

Exact synonyms: Lignite, Wood Coal
Generic synonyms: Coal, Humate
Specialized synonyms: Jet

Definition of Brown coal

1. Noun. lignite ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brown Coal

brown bat
brown bear
brown bears
brown bells
brown bent
brown bill
brown bits
brown bomber
brown bombers
brown bread
brown bullhead
brown cheese
brown cheeses
brown cloud
brown coal (current term)
brown creeper
brown cup
brown dwarf
brown dwarfs
brown dwarves
brown eye
brown eyes
brown fat
brown fat cell
brown goods
brown hairstreak
brown hairstreaks
brown hare
brown hares

Literary usage of Brown coal

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1. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1916)
"Brown-Coal Mining in Germany BY GEORGE J. YOUNG,* B. 8., MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. ... The mining of brown coal is one of the important industries of Germany. ..."

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