Definition of Chaldron. Meaning of Chaldron. Synonyms of Chaldron

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Definition of Chaldron

Chaldron
Chaldron Chal"dron, n. [OF. chaldron, F. chaudron kettle. The same word as caldron.] An English dry measure, being, at London, 36 bushels heaped up, or its equivalent weight, and more than twice as much at Newcastle. Now used exclusively for coal and coke. Note: In the United States the chaldron is ordinarily 2,940 lbs, but at New York it is 2,500 lbs. --De Colange.

Meaning of Chaldron from wikipedia

- A chaldron (also chauldron or chalder) was an English measure of dry volume, mostly used for coal; the word itself is an obsolete spelling of cauldron...
- tippler or chaldron wagon and in the US as a mine car. The first railway bulk-cargo gondolas, the first freight wagons, were the chaldron cars of the...
- Newcastle upon Tyne, in the United Kingdom. It was emplo**** to haul coal chaldron wagons from the mine at Wylam to the docks at Lemington-on-Tyne in Northumberland...
- A coal truck may refer to: Bathtub gondola, a type of railway gondola Chaldron wagon Dumper Dump truck Haul truck Hopper car Mine car Minecart Mineral...
- 422 mm) was set to accommodate the existing gauge of hundreds of horse-drawn chaldron wagons that were already in use on the wagonways in the mines. The railway...
- to Stratford. 55 chaldrons of coke fuel were used (roughly 165 tons), equalling 76 mi (122 km) per chaldron; at 12s (60p) per chaldron, this equalled 2d...
- Blackfriars, three chaldrons of coal were carbonized each day, providing the gas equivalent of 9,000 Argand lamps. So 28 chaldrons of coal were carbonized...
- calorigenic, calorimeter, caudle, cauldron, chafe, chafery, chalder, chaldron, chaud-froid, chauffer, chauffeur, chauffeuse, decalescence, decalescent...
- sciencemuseum.org.uk/objects/co206056/cramlington-colliery-chaldron-wagon-c-1826-railway-wagon-chaldron-wagon https://collection.sciencemuseumgroup.org...
- and authorized the building of the Monument. A duty of one shilling on a chaldron (at the time approximately 2,670kg) of coal was imposed to pay for these...
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