Definition of "coaling" [coaling]

  • Present participle of coal. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coaling" in a sentence
  • "Albert could learn but very little of Opeki; nothing, indeed, but that it was situated about one hundred miles from the Island of Octavia, which island, in turn, was simply described as a coaling-station three hundred miles distant from the coast of California."
  • "The "coaling," as it is technically termed, is an assemblage of "pits," or piles of wood, conical in form, and about ten feet in height by twenty in diameter."
  • "It is only necessary to remark, that the orthodox method of "coaling," or setting the brandy on fire, was effected by dropping "a live coal" ( "_gleed_") or red-hot cinder into the brandy."