Coal-plant

Definitions

  • Coal gas plant
    Coal gas plant
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Coal-plant a fossil plant of the carboniferous strata
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. col; cog. with Ice. kol, Ger. kohle.

Usage

In literature:

It is sparingly found in fresh-water plants, as well also in coal, and in combination with numerous other bodies.
"American Handbook of the Daguerrotype" by Samuel D. Humphrey
But you said that the coal was made from plants and trees, and did plants and trees grow on this coral-reef?
"Madam How and Lady Why or, First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children" by Charles Kingsley
I once made Hooker very savage by saying that I believed the Coal plants grew in the sea, like mangroves.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
Binney suggested that the Coal-plants grew in salt water.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Coal gas and illuminating gas are two virulent poisons to plants.
"Three Acres and Liberty" by Bolton Hall
This is equal to your list of the plants of the Coal Period, doctor.
"A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder" by James De Mille
The gradual wasting of plant-tissue in the formation of peat, lignite, coal, etc., may be estimated as averaging for peat, 20 to 30 per cent.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882" by Various
Industry, Sub-manager of the Semet Solvay Coking Plant of the Wigan Coal and Iron Company.
"French Polishing and Enamelling" by Richard Bitmead
Yet it has been proved that soil to which sifted coal ashes had been added grew plants of richer, darker foliage.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
There is a good deal of coal in the world, and there is a good deal of plant food in the earth.
"Talks on Manures" by Joseph Harris
Hand-firing soft coal under power-plant boilers, by Henry Kreisinger.
"Engineering Bulletin No 1: Boiler and Furnace Testing" by Rufus T. Strohm
Forest Planting on Coal Lands.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
Wood, coal, edible and medicinal plants, are sold in great quantities.
"South American Fights and Fighters" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
The fossil remains of such plants are to-day found in the coal measures.
"The Story of Atlantis and the Lost Lemuria" by W. Scott-Elliot
A general labor saving throughout the plant in the elimination of stokers, coal passers, ash handlers, etc.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
He put it at first into a gas plant, but found that he lost money at that because of the high price of the coal needed to make gas.
"Behind the Beyond" by Stephen Leacock
When the latter plant is used four leaves are taken and steeped in warm water with the fire coals, as above described.
"The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees" by James Mooney
The coal-mines and iron-making plants of the southern Appalachians have a considerable area.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
It has iron mines, coal mines and steel plants operated by the Wisconsin Steel Company.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
In 1916, many plants shifted from coal to fuel oil, because of the inability of the railroads to deliver coal.
"The Coming of Coal" by Robert W. Bruere
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In poetry:

I wrote the past in characters
Of rock and fire the scroll,
The building in the coral sea,
The planting of the coal.
"Song Of Nature" by Henry David Thoreau

In news:

Announced a construction milestone for its Kemper County coal plant Thursday, one day before opponents have another day in court as part of their challenge to it.
Federal regs force coal plant closures now, higher rates later, critics warn.
As Sunflower battle goes to court, future of coal plant is hazy.
Report Says Nation's Newest Coal Plant Isn't as Cheap as Promised.
100 Small Businesses Sign On In Opposition To Bridgeport Coal Plant .
Coal Plant 's Air Permit Gets Reversed.
The Navajo Generating Station is the West's biggest coal-fired power plant.
The decision could impact a coal-fired power plant planned for middle Georgia.
China, India Lack Water for Coal Plant Plans, GE Director Says.
Golden Valley Electric Association is looking to the Environmental Protection Agency for a permit to operate the Healy coal fired plant.
Sierra Club renews attack on Kemper coal plant .
The Mississippi Sierra Club is warning that regulators may give Mississippi Power the ability to spend more money building its coal-fired Kemper County power plant.
Consumers Energy scraps plans to build coal plant near Bay City.
Georgia environmental regulators have re-issued an air permit for a proposed new 850-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Washington County.
Environmental group asks Holland not to expand coal plant .
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In science:

For the West Thurrock Coal Fired Steam Plant, which has an efficiency of 36%, the Carnot efficiency is 64%, while the Curzon-Ahlborn and isothermal efficiencies are 40% and 12%, respectively.
The thermodynamics governing 'endoreversible' engines
The two major thermal power plants are the Noshiro Thermal Power Plant (coal fired) and the Nanko Thermal Power Plant (LNG fired).
The Japanese Smart Grid Initiatives, Investments, and Collaborations
However, a fuel driven vehicle can produce less CO2 than an EV if the charging energy is entirely produced by coalfired power plants .
Charging Scheduling of Electric Vehicles with Local Renewable Energy under Uncertain Electric Vehicle Arrival and Grid Power Price
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