coal-in-oil suspension

coal-in-oil suspension

[¦kōl in ¦ȯil səs′pen·shən]
(materials)
A fluid mixture of pulverized coal dispersed in either fuel oil or coal tar oil, used as a fuel chiefly in large installations. Also known as colloidal fuel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.