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Definition of "washery" [washery]

  • The place in the above ground part of a coalmine where coal is washed (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "washery" in a sentence
  • "The Piperwar mine in area, 300 feet depth displaced 6 villages with approximately 5 villages and a coal washery nearby displaced 2 villages."
  • "The arm-waving sophistry that tries to escape this fact just makes evolution look bad — like whiny wishy-washery."
  • "I spent the morning visiting the washery at Onllwyn, a fascinating experience that built on my previous visit to the open cast site at Nant Helen."