Rohkohle

17:05 May 26, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Rohkohle
The dictionary says "raw coal", but I've never heard of anything like that before. "Unprocessed coal" also sounds kind of clumsy. Any suggestions?
qwerty


Summary of answers provided
narough or unscreened coal and more...
Ulrike Lieder (X)
naUnscreened coal
John Kinory (X)
napit coal
Dierk Seeburg


  

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2 mins
pit coal


Explanation:
Here's another option..


    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/?search=rohkohle&lang=en
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 03:08
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7 mins
Unscreened coal


Explanation:
i.e. before separating into grades etc.
cf Routledge

John Kinory (X)
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1 hr
rough or unscreened coal and more...


Explanation:
Ernst gives rough or unscreened coal, raw coal, run of mine [or mill] coal, unwashed coal (sized or not). And since I'm into the Bundessprachenamt today, they, too, give raw coal. That should give you enough choices...

Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 02:08
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