bituminous coal

noun

Definition of bituminous coal

: a coal that when heated yields considerable volatile bituminous matter called also soft coal

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First Known Use of bituminous coal

1827

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BITUMINOUS COAL Defined for Kids

bituminous coal

noun bi·tu·mi·nous coal \ bə-ˈtü-mə-nəs- , -ˈtyü- \

Definition of bituminous coal for Students

: a soft coal that gives a lot of smoke when burned

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