Definition of Coals
1. Noun. The glowing embers that result when wood is burned, and that can continue to release intense heat. ¹
2. Noun. (plural of coal) Multiple pieces of coal. ¹
3. Verb. (third-person singular of coal) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Coals
1. coal [v] - See also: coal
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Literary usage of Coals
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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"The offence of •elling coals of a different description than those contracted for, upon the Btat. 3 Geo. 2. c. 2C. s. 4, is complete in the county where the ..."
2. 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.). (1920)
"We need, however, a finer distinction as between various grades of coking coals and between coals of different degrees of byproduct and gas-making ..."
3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1858)
"A cart load of coals, a load of turves, and a load of wood, 10*.; an oxe cart, 13*. id.; ... 5 dozen coals and a load of turf, 1650.—10 load of roots, ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1916)
"In most works, the characteristics of brown coals are given definitively. Though in mass the color may be black, yet the powdered material has a brown tint; ..."
5. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey, Kentucky State Geologist (1910)
"CJX] The coals. The coals of this region are numerous and of excellent quality, and, ... They are all classed as bituminous coals; but they show all the ..."