coal mine

coal mines
N-COUNT
A coal mine is a place where coal is dug out of the ground.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • coal mine — also coal pit BrE n a place from which coal is dug out of the ground >coal miner n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coal mine — coal ,mine noun count a place where coal is dug up from under the ground …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coal mine — noun a mine where coal is dug from the ground • Syn: ↑coalpit • Hypernyms: ↑mine • Part Holonyms: ↑colliery, ↑pit * * * coal miner …   Useful english dictionary

  • coal mine — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms coal mine : singular coal mine plural coal mines a place where coal is dug from under the ground …   English dictionary

  • coal mine — coal miner. coal mining. a mine or pit from which coal is obtained. [1605 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • coal mine — also coal pit noun (C) a mine from which coal is dug …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • coal mine — noun A mine from which coal is mined. Syn: colliery …   Wiktionary

  • coal\ Mine — Another artschool term. A drawing class in which you are required to make lots and lots of big drawings using soft charcoal from 8:00 to 6:00 in the evening. When you are done, you look like you have been coal mining. When I came home from coal… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • coal mine — underground cave where workers dig for coal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coal-mine — n. Colliery, coal pit …   New dictionary of synonyms

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