Definition of Ore

1. Noun. A mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined.

Generic synonyms: Mineral
Specialized synonyms: Concentrate, Dressed Ore, Iron Ore, Lead Ore, Pay Dirt, Uranium Ore



2. Noun. A monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona.

Definition of Ore

1. n. Honor; grace; favor; mercy; clemency; happy augry.

2. n. The native form of a metal, whether free and uncombined, as gold, copper, etc., or combined, as iron, lead, etc. Usually the ores contain the metals combined with oxygen, sulphur, arsenic, etc. (called mineralizers).

Definition of Ore

1. Noun. Rock that contains utilitarian materials; primarily a rock containing metals or gems which -- at the time of the rock's evaluation and proposal for extraction -- are able to be separated from its neighboring minerals ''and'' processed at a cost that does not exceed those materials' present-day economic values. ¹

2. Noun. A Swedish unit of currency that makes up the krona, 100 öre equals one krona. ¹

3. Noun. (misspelling of øre) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ore

1. a mineral or rock containing a valuable metal [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ore

1. 1. The native form of a metal, whether free and uncombined, as gold, copper, etc, or combined, as iron, lead, etc. Usually the ores contain the metals combined with oxygen, sulphur, arsenic, etc. (called mineralizers). 2. A native metal or its compound with the rock in which it occurs, after it has been picked over to throw out what is worthless. 3. Metal; as, the liquid ore. Ore hearth, a low furnace in which rich lead ore is reduced; also called Scotch hearth. Origin: AS. Ra; cf. Ar brass, bronze, akin to OHG. R, G. Ehern brazen, Icel. Eir brass, Goth. Ais, L. Aes, Skr. Ayas iron. 210. Cf. Ora, Era. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ore

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ordonezite
ordonnance
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ordos
ordovian
ordovician
ordre
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ordres
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ordure
ordures
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ore (current term)
ore bed
ore bodies
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ore processing
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oread
oreades
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