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Synonyms for coal

Noun

1. coal, fossil fuel, vegetable matter
usage: fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
2. ember, coal, fragment
usage: a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering

Verb

1. char, coal, burn, combust
usage: burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"
2. coal, supply, provide, render, furnish
usage: supply with coal
3. coal, take in, gather in
usage: take in coal; "The big ship coaled"
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