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coaling (plural coalings)
- The supplying of a ship or steam locomotive with coal.
- Synonym: bunkering (of a ship)
- 1942 March, “Notes and News: Locomotive Notes”, in Railway Magazine, page 93:
- Apart from brief intervals for watering and coaling, No. 2395 is continuously in steam each week from 4 a.m. on Monday until 3 a.m. on the following Sunday.
loading with coal — see bunkering