coal accumulation

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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • coal — n a brown to black combustible sedimentary rock (in the geological sense) composed principally of consolidated and chemically altered plant remains. DISCUSSION Conditions required for formation of coal are believed to include accumulation of… …   Coke&Coal Terminology

  • coal mining — Coal was very important in the economic development of Britain. It was used as fuel in the factories built during the Industrial Revolution and continued to be important until the 1980s. The main coalfields are in north east England, the north… …   Universalium

  • coal — /koʊl / (say kohl) noun 1. a black or brown carbon based sedimentary rock formed by the accumulation and decomposition of plant material in layers and used as a fuel; main types are hard coal (anthracite), soft coal (bituminous coal), brown coal… …   Australian English dictionary

  • McGhee v. National Coal Board — McGhee v National Coal Board , [1972] 3 All E.R. 1008, 1 W.L.R. 1, is a leading tort case decided by the House of Lords. The Lords held that where a breach of duty has a material effect on the likelihood of injury then the subsequent injury will… …   Wikipedia

  • McGhee v National Coal Board — McGhee v National Coal Board, [1972] 3 All E.R. 1008, 1 W.L.R. 1, is a leading tort case decided by the House of Lords. The Lords held that where a breach of duty has a material effect on the likelihood of injury then the subsequent injury will… …   Wikipedia

  • sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …   Universalium

  • Asia — /ay zheuh, ay sheuh/, n. a continent bounded by Europe and the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. 2,896,700,000; ab. 16,000,000 sq. mi. (41,440,000 sq. km). * * * I Largest continent on Earth. It is bounded by the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean …   Universalium

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • Polystrate fossil — [ Nova Scotia, Canada (printed 1868).] Polystrate or upright fossil describes fossils of single organisms (such as tree trunks) that run through more than one geological strata. Entire fossil forests have been discovered [… …   Wikipedia

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