Colliery Definition

Define what is Colliery?

1. colliery, pit (noun)

a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it.

    Synonyms: pit
    Hypernyms

    workplace, work noun
    a place where work is done.

    Nearby Terms

    colligate (verb)
    make a logical or causal connection

    colligation (noun)
    the state of being joined together

    collimate (verb)
    make or place parallel to something

    collimation (noun)
    the accurate adjustment of the line of sight of a telescope

    collimator (noun)
    a small telescope attached to a large telescope to use in setting the line of the larger one

    collinear (adjective satellite)
    lying on the same line

    Collins (noun)
    English writer noted for early detective novels (1824-1889)

    Collinsia (noun)
    genus of hardy annual herbs of western United States

    Collinsia bicolor (noun)
    white and lavender to pale-blue flowers grow in perfect rings of widely spaced bands around the stems forming a kind of pagoda; California

    Collinsia heterophylla (noun)
    white and lavender to pale-blue flowers grow in perfect rings of widely spaced bands around the stems forming a kind of pagoda; California

    Collinsia parviflora (noun)
    small widely branching western plant with tiny blue-and-white flowers; British Columbia to Ontario and south to California and Colorado

    Collinsia verna (noun)
    eastern United States plant with whorls of blue-and-white flowers

    Collinsonia (noun)
    small genus of perennial erect or spreading aromatic herbs; United States

    Collinsonia canadensis (noun)
    erect perennial strong-scented with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowers; the eastern United States

    Collis Potter Huntington (noun)
    United States railroad executive who built the western section of the first United States transcontinental railroad (1821-1900)