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Dry (coal) basis The term 'Dry (coal) basis' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' Coal quality data calculated to at heoretical basis in which no moisture is associated with the sample. This basis is determined by measuring the weight loss of a sample when its inherent moisture is driven off under controlled conditions of low temperature air-drying followed by heating to just above the boiling point of water (104 to 110 degrees Centigrade)'.
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