Definition of 'peat'
Example sentences containing 'peat'
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It also uses peat in its landscaping. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the product must be accompanied by clearer, more comparative arguments against the use of peat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No sleigh bells, peat fires or roasting chestnuts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The tax will be imposed on home heating oil, coal and peat next year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In some places surface blazes ignited peat and coal seams, causing underground fires that are difficult to extinguish. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She has always used peat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)LIFT some parsnips and store in dry soil or peat under polythene ready for use when the soil is frozen. The Sun (2008)There are only eight basic rooms as well as two lounges with peat fires, simple food and a feeling of being caught somewhere in past times. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How smoky, smelly and conversational it must have been in there, with five or six people crammed tight together and a good peat fire blazing away. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'peat'
British English: peat /piːt/ NOUN
Peat is dark decaying plant material which is found in some cool wet regions. It can be burned as a fuel or used for growing plants in.
A peat fire burned smokily in the large fireplace.
- American English: peat
- Arabic: سِمَاد طَبِيعِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: turfa
- Chinese: 泥煤
- Croatian: treset
- Czech: rašelina
- Danish: tørv
- Dutch: turf
- European Spanish: turba
- Finnish: turve
- French: tourbe
- German: Torf
- Greek: τύρφη
- Italian: torba
- Japanese: 泥炭
- Korean: 이탄
- Norwegian: torv
- Polish: torf
- European Portuguese: turfa
- Romanian: turbă
- Russian: торф
- Spanish: turba
- Swedish: torv
- Thai: ถ่านหินเลน
- Turkish: turba
- Ukrainian: торф
- Vietnamese: than bùn
Definition of peat from the Collins English Dictionary
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