• WordNet 3.6
    • adj anthracitic relating to or resembling anthracite coal
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Anthracitic Of, pertaining to, or like, anthracite; as, anthracitic formations.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • anthracitic Pertaining to, having the nature of, or resembling anthracite.
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In literature:

A passion burning with the steady flame of anthracite.
"Quiet Talks on Power" by S.D. Gordon
In anthracite these changes have gone the farthest, and this variety of coal is nearly pure carbon.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
It will be well to provide two barrels of charcoal, for kindling, to every ton of anthracite coal.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
The total area of the Pennsylvania anthracite field is about 300,000 acres.
"Monopolies and the People" by Charles Whiting Baker
Since that time there has been no difficulty in selling anthracite coal nor in making it burn.
"Derrick Sterling" by Kirk Monroe
This coal, known as anthracite, is not found extensively in the United States outside of Pennsylvania.
"The Western United States" by Harold Wellman Fairbanks
Semi-anthracite coals are found in a few small areas in the western part of the anthracite field.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
A woman was sitting in front of a small anthracite stove.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
Again, as regards density, peat is, in general, considerably inferior to anthracite.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel" by Samuel William Johnson
There was no anthracite fire burning this time.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
A basket of anthracite was costing them at this time about forty cents.
"One Way Out" by William Carleton
Some burn anthracite, and are considered economical.
"Home Life in Germany" by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
The anthracite gave almost no smoke.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
The streak is black in anthracite, but more or less brown in the softer varieties.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
The total includes every variety from typical lignite to typical anthracite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Anthracite and a coarse potter's clay are found near the town.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
Among them was a boy, black as anthracite, with large, lustrous eyes, and teeth as white as purest ivory.
"The Boys of '61" by Charles Carleton Coffin
The coal I have seen in the hills is anthracite, nearly allied to lignite.
"Two Years in Oregon" by Wallis Nash
It is found in all grades, lignite, bituminous and anthracite, on the banks of every stream, and in the shafts from 20 to 150 feet deep.
"Canada West 1914" by Unknown
Anthracite, obtaining, C. M. Warren, Norfolk, Mass.
"Scientific American, Vol. XLIII.--No. 1. [New Series.], July 3, 1880" by Various

In poetry:

A horizon howling, far from view,
darting its tongues and anthracite,
dragged me forever down the mute row,
my body, half naked, sliding from sight.
"Burned Forest" by Nichita Stanescu

In news:

Jon Beam couldn't help but quip that he and his collection of birds "flew in" to the Anthracite Heritage Museum Sunday.
Redmond, Porfirio top field at W. Pittston Anthracite 4 Mile.
In Luzerne County, during a presentation Saturday at the Anthracite Heritage Museum.
A company that has worked with the federal government is one of the leading options Northumberland County is considering to provide a life safety management system in the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area.
The Anthracite Little League awarded trophies to 9/10 year old baseball players for various batting and pitching categories as well as sportsmanship and most improved.
Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer Keystone Iron Works volunteers take molten metal from an iron furnace during the Arts on Fire fundraiser to support the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates on Friday in Scranton.
The Blue Devils (5-2, 4-2 Anthracite Football League at times were all business at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
That is what the Anthracite Football League clash between Tamaqua and North Schuylkill could resemble come Friday night.
Police learned about the bomb Saturday afternoon and found it on a tree lawn on Anthracite Street.
MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photo Northumberland County Chief Clerk Gary Steffen holds up a " booby trap" that was found on county land in the area of the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area in late August.
A pile of hard anthracite coal sits outside the D & D Anthracite Coal Co.
Tamaqua turned defensive to wrap its first Anthracite Football League championship on Saturday night.
AL ZAGOFSKY/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS John Drury, president of the Mauch Chunk Museum, holds a display box of packets of anthracite coal.
From those campaigning for the Oval Office to sitting executives to former commanders in chief, presidential visits have always been treasured in the anthracite region.
Although I never had any occasion to go down to the basement at night, I knew in my bones that the ghosts were there waiting for me, lurking among the anthracite in the utter blackness.