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coal dust

[′kōl ‚dəst]
(mining engineering)
A finely divided coal, sometimes defined as coal that will pass through 100-mesh screens (100 wires to the inch or 40 wires to the centimeter).
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But, after contracting pneumoconiosis from the inhalation of coaldust, Charlie died on September 17 1968 aged 68.
But from lungs unclogged with coaldust, they're breathing a bit of pride back into communities which have had little to cheer in recent years.
premieres of plays by Gombrowicz (Princess Ivona), Labiche (The Coaldust Affair) and Tirso de Molina (Heaven Bent, Hell Bound).
Wendy Partridge lost her father-inlaw and brother-in-law, Billy and Tony Partridge, in the 1960s' disaster, where 45 men lost their lives in an underground gas and coaldust explosion.
Scargill and the NUM were defeated hands down and union power was all but crushed into the coaldust.
Went to "Sega" Miners' strike war on Bent double like old beggars under sacks the poet said Like me grandpop at Dunkirk They who fought the noblest fight of all Saw last pit pony scrambling from a murky coaldust hall I war in tears Cos I didn't talk proper Like the Queen Mam, your in Christ's kingdom now When we meet I'll tell you true I do talk proper like the Queen .
Osmond's big gig at Cyfarthfa Castle a week tomorrow is being sold as a 'Coming Home' event and while that may be stretching the truth, Donny does have diluted coaldust in those Utah veins.
Polly, the cook ( who eschewed the adage that skinny cooks should not be trusted ( cooked excellent nutritious food of the highest quality, prepared in a pristine kitchen, served on immaculate Formica tables, with coaldust carpets.
Marilopotes (Ancient Greekgulper of coaldust Cigerci (Turkishseller of liver and lungs
So he took over a street and, with the agreement of residents, set about dirtying up their houses with coaldust.