Coal bed

  A bed or stratum of coal. Also called a coal seam.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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  • Coal bed — Coal Coal (k[=o]l), n. [AS. col; akin to D. kool, OHG. chol, cholo, G. kohle, Icel. kol, pl., Sw. kol, Dan. kul; cf. Skr. jval to burn. Cf. {Kiln}, {Collier}.] 1. A thoroughly charred, and extinguished or still ignited, fragment from wood or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coal-bed — coalˈ bed noun A stratum of coal • • • Main Entry: ↑coal …   Useful english dictionary

  • coal bed — noun A coal seam …   Wiktionary

  • coal bed — n. stratum of coal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Coal bed methane extraction — (CBM extraction) is a method for extracting methane from a coal deposit. Contents 1 Basic principles 2 Areas with coal bed methane extraction 3 Measuring the gas content of coal …   Wikipedia

  • Coal Bed Methane — (CBM) ist das durch Bohrung frei gesetzte Flözgas. Prinzipiell unterscheidet man verschiedene Formen von Kohlegasen. Als Kohleflözgase bezeichnet man auf natürliche Weise entstandene Kohlegase. Hierzu zählen das Flözgas sowie das Grubengas. Des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Coal bed degasification —   This refers to the removal of methane or coal bed gas from a coal mine before or during mining.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • coal bed methane — noun → coal seam gas …   Australian English dictionary

  • Enhanced coal bed methane recovery — is a method of producing additional coalbed methane from a source rock, similar to enhanced oil recovery applied to oil fields. Carbon dioxide (CO2) injected into a bituminous coal bed would occupy pore space and also adsorb onto the carbon in… …   Wikipedia

  • Coal — (k[=o]l), n. [AS. col; akin to D. kool, OHG. chol, cholo, G. kohle, Icel. kol, pl., Sw. kol, Dan. kul; cf. Skr. jval to burn. Cf. {Kiln}, {Collier}.] 1. A thoroughly charred, and extinguished or still ignited, fragment from wood or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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