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Coal vs. Putter

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The main difference between Coal and Putter is that the Coal is a combustible rock and Putter is a golf club

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  • Coal (noun)

    A black rock formed from prehistoric plant remains, composed largely of carbon and burned as a fuel.

  • Coal (noun)

    A piece of coal used for burning. Note that in British English either of the following examples could be used, whereas the latter would be more common in American English.

    "Put some coals on the fire."

    "Put some coal on the fire."

  • Coal (noun)

    A type of coal, such as bituminous, anthracite, or lignite, and grades and varieties thereof.

  • Coal (noun)

    A glowing or charred piece of coal, wood, or other solid fuel.

    "Just as the camp-fire died down to just coals, with no flames to burn the marshmallows, someone dumped a whole load of wood on, so I gave up and went to bed."

  • Coal (noun)

    Charcoal.

  • Coal (verb)

    To take on a supply of coal (usually of steam ships).

  • Coal (verb)

    To supply with coal.

    "to coal a steamer"

  • Coal (verb)

    To be converted to charcoal.

  • Coal (verb)

    To burn to charcoal; to char.

  • Coal (verb)

    To mark or delineate with charcoal.

  • Putter (verb)

    To be active, but not excessively busy, at a task or a series of tasks.

  • Putter (verb)

    To produce bursts of sound in the course of operating.

  • Putter (noun)

    One who puts or places.

  • Putter (noun)

    A shot-putter.

  • Putter (noun)

    One who pushes the small mine.

  • Putter (noun)

    A putt.

  • Putter (noun)

    A person who is taking a putt or putting.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Coal (noun)

    A thoroughly charred, and extinguished or still ignited, fragment from wood or other combustible substance; charcoal.

  • Coal (noun)

    A black, or brownish black, solid, combustible substance, dug from beds or veins in the earth to be used for fuel, and consisting, like charcoal, mainly of carbon, but more compact, and often affording, when heated, a large amount of volatile matter.

  • Coal

    To burn to charcoal; to char.

  • Coal

    To mark or delineate with charcoal.

  • Coal

    To supply with coal; as, to coal a steamer.

  • Coal (verb)

    To take in coal; as, the steamer coaled at Southampton.

  • Putter (noun)

    One who puts or plates.

  • Putter (noun)

    Specifically, one who pushes the small wagons in a coal mine, and the like.

  • Putter (noun)

    A club with a short shaft and either a wooden or a metal head, used in putting.

  • Putter (verb)

    To act inefficiently or idly; to occupy oneself in a liesurely manner; to trifle; to potter; as, to putter around in the garden.

Webster Dictionary
  • Coal (noun)

    fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period

  • Coal (noun)

    a hot glowing or smouldering fragment of wood or coal left from a fire

  • Coal (verb)

    burn to charcoal;

    "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"

  • Coal (verb)

    supply with coal

  • Coal (verb)

    take in coal;

    "The big ship coaled"

  • Putter (noun)

    a golfer who is putting

  • Putter (noun)

    the iron normally used on the putting green

  • Putter (verb)

    work lightly;

    "The old lady is pottering around in the garden"

  • Putter (verb)

    do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly;

    "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house"

  • Putter (verb)

    move around aimlessly

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