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anthracitean‧thra‧cite /ˈænθrəsaɪt/ noun [uncountable]  TPGa very hard type of coal that burns slowly and produces a lot of heat
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anthraciteWork is proceeding on the economic feasibility of making a fuel pellet from commercial waste and anthracite dust.Buildings, black as anthracite, were receding or telescoping down, rumbling as they moved, clearing a field for battle.But all fossil fuels, especially the cleanest anthracite, burn to produce abundant carbon dioxide.Methane formation continues in anthracite rank stages as shown in Fig. 1.The driest and hardest coal is anthracite.The diagram demonstrates that large amounts of methane are formed in the anthracite stage.Coal miners, in their miners' hats, marched in honor of the man who had settled the anthracite coal strike.
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