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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Intermediate between peat and bituminous coal.

Usage examples (40)
  • The searching occupies but little time, as they look only among the lignite, which is at once obvious.
  • A still younger coal, which is soft and has a brownish color, is called lignite, and is found mostly in the South and West.
  • Even under inferior coals such as lignite it is sometimes possible to find suitable clays.
  • German lignite machine of very powerful construction. for more
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