Synonyms for coke

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To produce this it is estimated that 225,000 tons of coal and coke were consumed.

In the waiting-room there was a coke fire, very red and hollow, and a dim lamp.

Would you throw a gallop into a horse with his leg full of coke?

"The coke will die out before he's gone half a mile," said Engle.

The stove was always stuffed with coke and kept things as hot as a Turkish bath.

The ten francs were to make up the amount of a bill she had given her coke merchant.

This is prepared from wood in the same way that coke is made from coal.

Some of the coke is found as a dense cake on the sides and roof of the retort.

They had a good quantity of the coke on hand, which was also crushed.

In some instances the coke, and not the gas, is a by-product.

WORD ORIGIN

"residue of fuel," 1690s, northern English dialect, perhaps a variant of Middle English colke "core, charcoal" (c.1400), itself possibly related to -colc, an Old English word for "pit," which perhaps would give it a sense of "what is left in the pit after a fire."

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