• Coaling Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Coal
• Coal Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A thoroughly charred, and extinguished or still ignited, fragment from wood or other combustible substance; charcoal.
- (v. i.) To take in coal; as, the steamer coaled at Southampton.
- (v. t.) To mark or delineate with charcoal.
- (n.) A black, or brownish black, solid, combustible substance, dug from beds or veins in the earth to be used for fuel, and consisting, like charcoal, mainly of carbon, but more compact, and often affording, when heated, a large amount of volatile matter.
- (v. t.) To supply with coal; as, to coal a steamer.
- (v. t.) To burn to charcoal; to char.