cannel coal definition

  • noun:
    • A kind of mineral coal of a black color, adequately tough and solid to be slashed and polished, and formerly burned as a substitute for candle lights.
    • an extremely compact bituminous coal, of fine texture and dull luster. See Cannel coal.
    • A highly bituminous coal, very small, and burning up easily with a bright flame.
    • a bituminous coal that burns with a luminous fire
    • a type of mineral coal of a black color, sufficiently difficult and solid to be cut and refined, and formerly burned as an alternative for candles.
    • an extremely compact bituminous coal, of good texture and dull luster. See Cannel coal.
    • an extremely bituminous coal, really compact, and burning easily with a bright flame.
    • a bituminous coal that burns off with a luminous flame
  • others:
    • A kind of mineral coal of a black color, sufficiently hard and solid becoming slashed and polished. It burns easily, with a clear, yellow fire, as well as on this account has been utilized as an alternative for candle lights.
    • a type of mineral coal of a black shade, sufficiently difficult and solid is cut and polished. It burns off readily, with a definite, yellowish fire, as well as on this account has been used as a replacement for candle lights.

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