Coal in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Coal

(intransitive) To take on a supply of coal (usually of steam ships). | (transitive) To supply with coal. | (intransitive) To be converted to charcoal.

Short Example Sentences for Coal

  • 1. For coal is a portable climate. 🔊
  • 2. Still, the coal did not come. 🔊
  • 3. Some boats are loaded with coal or lumber. 🔊
  • 4. The oxygen causes the glowing coal to burst into a flame. 🔊
  • 5. Of course, the coal was bound to follow. 🔊
  • 6. We could bring up coal now at any hour or all day long. 🔊
  • 7. But I don't reckon that coal is goin' to run away. 🔊
  • 8. Consequently they are designed to fly when filled with coal gas if necessary. 🔊
  • 9. Great coal breakers stood out against the landscape like gaunt skeletons. 🔊
  • 10. Soon afterwards a live coal flew out of the fire and joined their company. 🔊
  • 11. A dealer in kitchen candlesticks, coal skuttles, coppers, and cauldrons. 🔊
  • 12. Great quantities of coal and iron are mined in the Eastern Highlands. 🔊
  • 13. He would not have done much with coal and iron lands," observed the banker. 🔊

How to use Coal in Sentences?

  • 1. This substance is formed when coal and lime are heated together in an electric furnace. 🔊
  • 2. You can make more by raising coal in one year than you can by raising cattle all your life. 🔊
  • 3. When a lump of coal is broken the pieces do not differ from the original lump save in size. 🔊
  • 4. In place of the hydrogen and oxygen the more accessible coal gas and air are respectively used. 🔊
  • 5. Then a coal slipped, the fire crackled and sent up a spurt of flame, and he woke with a start. 🔊
  • 6. We have a great quantity of lumber, stone, coal and iron for making our comfortable homes. 🔊
  • 7. If coal were to run out in England, to what a premium would turf rise in Ireland! 🔊
  • 8. Heaps of coal have been found to be on fire when spontaneous combustion offered the only possible explanation. 🔊
  • 9. Still it may be that he is acquainted with the place, and that what he really wants is coal and vegetables. 🔊
  • 10. But his cigar was so good that he was determined not to stir until the coal began to tickle the end of his nose. 🔊
  • 11. When coal is burned it causes the engine to move and transports the loaded cars from place to place. 🔊
  • 12. He led the way down the shaky wooden steps and cheered up to tell me of his way of checking his coal consumption. 🔊
  • 13. He always did this before the heap was placed in the rubbish box and dumped out of a side window into a coal box standing beneath it. 🔊
  • 14. It is sometimes used as a material for the inflation of balloons, but usually the much cheaper coal gas is substituted for it. 🔊
  • 15. The price of coal shows the narrowness of the coal-field, and a compulsory confinement of the miners to a certain district. 🔊
  • 16. It is however pretended, that the enormous consumption of coal in the island is also felt in modifying the general climate. 🔊
  • 17. Thus we find that coal burns in air, gunpowder explodes when ignited, milk sours when exposed to air. 🔊
  • 18. Then, before the second discoveries, and before any coal veins were located on the other side of the valley, the gold veins pinched out. 🔊
  • 19. Again, the energy of coal may be converted into energy of heat and subsequently of motion, as when it is used as a fuel in steam engines. 🔊
  • 20. Then she turned and glanced quickly at the black breakers of the coal shaft, half a mile away; then at the golf-players. 🔊
  • 21. The sleepy maid took a coal upon a chip, instead of matches, and this primitive custom saved her from horribly drowning. 🔊
  • 22. If two balloons of exactly the same weight before inflation are filled, one with the comparatively heavy coal gas which weighs 1/2 oz. 🔊