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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˈkəʊlmaɪn/
    • /ˈkəʊlmaɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈkəʊlmaɪn/

Definitions of coalmine word

  • noun coalmine a system of excavations made for the extraction of coal 3
  • noun coalmine Alternative spelling of coal mine. 1

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coalmine popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for coalmine

noun coalmine

  • colliery — A colliery is a coal mine and all the buildings and equipment which are connected with it.
  • mine — an excavation made in the earth for the purpose of extracting ores, coal, precious stones, etc.
  • pit — the stone of a fruit, as of a cherry, peach, or plum.
  • coalface — In a coal mine, the coalface is the part where the coal is being cut out of the rock.
  • quarry — an excavation or pit, usually open to the air, from which building stone, slate, or the like, is obtained by cutting, blasting, etc.

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