soft coal

noun

Definition of soft coal

Examples of soft coal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thermal coal Coking coal Semi-soft coal Source: Company filings Rio declined 0.3 percent to A$73.96 by 11:49 a.m. in Wednesday trading in Sydney, as BHP Billiton Ltd. fell 0.7 percent. Thomas Biesheuvel, Bloomberg.com, "Rio Exits Coal Business With $4 Billion of Deals in a Week," 27 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of soft coal

1693, in the meaning defined above

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“Soft coal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soft%20coal. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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