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coal dust

Occupational medicine Finely particulate carbonaceous dust, often mixed with silicates; CD is a known lung irritant intimately linked to coal workers' pneumoconiosis–black lung disease. See Coal dust macule, Coal workers' pneumoconiosis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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So he took over a street and, with the agreement of residents, set about dirtying up their houses with coaldust.
Some of the work is also being shown at Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran @ Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay until June 16 An exhibition to celebrate 30 years since the formation of the seminal Welsh group, Datblygu @ Waffle Coffee Shop, Clive Road, Canton until August 12 CARMARTHEN Coaldust Mandala is an exhibition by Jonathan Anderson whose work is exemplified by his preoccupation with coal as both a metaphor and medium @ Oriel Myrddin until tomorrow CWMBRAN Featuring work from 50 members of the International Feltmakers association, The Climate is Changing explores the theme of climate change.
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These look like little specks of coaldust, but are, in fact, dried blood and they are very important to the fleas' survival.
The Government scheme aims to compensate miners whose health was ruined by breathing in coaldust.
These are communities struggling with the crippling health problems, the legacy of a century of coaldust and poor environmental conditions.
But by that time it would be completely covered with a floating layer of coaldust. The cat would delicately use its whiskers to brush this out of the way and make a white opening for it to lap through.