Ore

Definition of Ore

Pronunciation: ōr
n.1.Honor; grace; favor; mercy; clemency; happy augury.
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.(Mining) 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.
- Raymond.

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argentite, arsenopyrite, bauxite, chalcocite, cinnabar, crude, galena, iron ore, ironstone, limonite, lodestone, magnetite, mineral, mineral-bearing material, mispickel, pyrite, raw material, rich ore, rich vein, rough diamond, siderite, stibnite, unanalyzed mass, unlicked cub, untreated mineral, virgin soil
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