relating to or resembling anthracite coal
Pertains to noun: ↑anthracite
Derivationally related forms: ↑anthracite

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  • Anthracitic — An thra*cit ic, a. Of, pertaining to, or like, anthracite; as, anthracitic formations. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anthracitic — adjective see anthracite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anthracitic — See anthracite. * * * …   Universalium

  • anthracitic — adjective Pertaining to, or composed of, anthracite …   Wiktionary

  • anthracitic — adj. pertaining to anthracite (coal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anthracitic — an·thra·cit·ic …   English syllables

  • anthracitic class — n a class of rank consisting of semianthracite, anthracite, and meta anthracite …   Coke&Coal Terminology

  • anthracite — anthracitic /an threuh sit ik/, anthracitous /an threuh suy teuhs/, adj. /an threuh suyt /, n. a mineral coal containing little of the volatile hydrocarbons and burning almost without flame; hard coal. Also called anthracite coal. [1810 15; prob …   Universalium

  • inertinite — n macerals that exhibit higher reflectance than other organic substances in the coal. DISCUSSION In any coal ranked lower than anthracitic, inertinite reflectance commonly spans the range from only slightly higher than associated vitrinite to… …   Coke&Coal Terminology

  • anthracite — noun Etymology: Greek anthrakitis, from anthrak , anthrax coal Date: 1811 a hard natural coal of high luster differing from bituminous coal in containing little volatile matter and in burning very cleanly called also hard coal • anthracitic… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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