Meaning & Definition of Coal in English
1. Fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the carboniferous period
2. A hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
- ember ,
1. Burn to charcoal
- "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"
- char ,
2. Supply with coal
3. Take in coal
- "The big ship coaled"
Examples of using
China is the largest producer and consumer of coal in the world.
We need a large amount of coal.
Tom burns both wood and coal in his stove.