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coalification

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noun coal·i·fi·ca·tion \ˌkō-lə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of coalification

  1. :  a process in which vegetable matter becomes converted into coal of increasingly higher rank with anthracite as the final product

coalify

play \ˈkō-lə-ˌfī\ transitive verb


1911

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1911


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