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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·thra·cite /ˈæn(t)θrəˌsaɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·thra·cite n.  A hard, compact variety of mineral coal, of high luster, differing from bituminous coal in containing little or no bitumen, in consequence of which it burns with a nearly non luminous flame. The purer specimens consist almost wholly of carbon. Also called glance coal and blind coal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat
          [syn: anthracite coal, hard coal]