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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. taken from an undergrround mine; -- as contrasted with coal obtained from a strip mine.

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  • adj. of coal, as contrasted with coal obtained from a strip mine

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Examples

  • The appetite for the relatively scarce, deep-mined form of coal is driven by infrastructure growth in emerging economies like China, India and Brazil.

    Arch Coal to Buy ICG for $3.4 Billion

  • Mitchell wanted them instead to have the option of simply purchasing lower-sulfur coal strip-mined from Wyoming in place of West Virginia deep-mined coal.

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  • Thorp also asserts that UNC's coal suppliers do not use mountaintop-removal coal and that most of it is deep-mined bituminous coal.

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  • Even 25 years ago, deep-mined British coal from narrow seams could not compete in price with open-cast coal from Australia.

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  • Thatcher didn't "force us to stop mining coal", she just stopped forcing the generators to pay grossly inflated prices for domestic deep-mined coal.

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  • Nevada County Transportation Commissioner and Truckee Town Council member Carolyn Wallace Dee said Ice Slicer is a deep-mined natural salt from Utah.

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