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 Meanings and Examples of COAL
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coal
 v.  take in coal
 n.  a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
Classic Sentence: (74 in 5 pages)
1  But even on windless days the air always smelt of something under-earth: sulphur, iron, coal, or acid.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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2  Some of them simply dreads those iron men, as they call them, those machines for hewing the coal, where men always did it before.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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3  He simply felt life rush into him out of the coal, out of the pit.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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4  At first he thought the solution lay in electricity: convert the coal into electric power.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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5  It was a world of iron and coal, the cruelty of iron and the smoke of coal, and the endless, endless greed that drove it all.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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6  Clifford's idea was, that his coal, even the poor sort, could be made into hard concentrated fuel that would burn at great heat if fed with certain damp, acidulated air at a fairly strong pressure.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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7  If there were coal under Sandringham, I would open a mine on the lawns, and think it first-rate landscape gardening.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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8  The iron and the coal had eaten deep into the bodies and souls of the men.
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9  They had appeared out of nowhere in their thousands, when the coal had called for them.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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10  Creatures of another reality, they were elementals, serving the elements of coal, as the metal-workers were elementals, serving the element of iron.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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11  Men not men, but animas of coal and iron and clay.
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12  They had perhaps some of the weird, inhuman beauty of minerals, the lustre of coal, the weight and blueness and resistance of iron, the transparency of glass.
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13  But you can't nationalize coal and leave all the other industries as they are.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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14  They talk about putting coal to new uses, like Sir Clifford is trying to do.
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15  Even under a Soviet you've still got to sell coal: and that's the difficulty.
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Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  I vividly recall the smell of damp wool and coal gas, which was unlike anything I'd experienced before.
17  The ability of coal to release a combustible gas has long been known.
18  Aside from coal, copper is the state's largest natural resource.
19  China is rich in coal mine.
20  This could pose a threat to jobs in the coal industry.
21  But Poland's coal industry - the second largest in Europe - is heavily in debt.
22  Sure, a rechargeable can replace dozens of Duracells, but you have to keep plugging it into the power grid, which usually means burning more and more coal.
23  He put a shovel of coal on to the fire.
24  Ammonia, coal tar and coke are all by-products obtained in the manufacture of coal gas.
25  Mason, shivering as some one chanced to open the door, asked for more coal to be put on the fire, which had burnt out its flame, though its mass of cinder still shone hot and red.
26  He had finished gouging out a cob, and now he fitted a weed stem to it, loaded it with tobacco, and was pressing a coal to the charge and blowing a cloud of fragrant smoke -- he was in the full bloom of luxurious contentment.
27  Years before he was to discover gold on Bonanza Creek, prospector George Carmack found a seam of coal near Five Finger Rapids.
28  In this area there are lots of untapped reserves of coal.
29  Things will get even busier in mid-March when the shipping season begins for the lakes' regular traffic of vessels carrying iron ore, coal, grain and other bulk cargo.
30  Renewable energy is growing fast around the world and will edge out natural gas as the second biggest source of electricity, after coal, by 2016.