Associations to the word «Ore»


ORE, 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.
ÖRE, noun. A Swedish unit of currency that makes up the krona, 100 öre equals one krona.
ÖRE, noun. Misspelling of øre.
ORE BODIES, noun. Plural of ore body
ORE BODY, noun. A large deposit of a mineral or minerals, below the earth's crust.
ORE DRESSING, noun. Any treatment of an ore used to concentrate its valuable constituents (minerals) into products (concentrate) of smaller bulk, and simultaneously to collect the worthless material (gangue) into discardable waste (tailings).
ORE HEARTH, noun. A low furnace in which rich lead ore is reduced.
ORE HEARTHS, noun. Plural of ore hearth
ORE MOUNTAINS, proper noun. A mountain range forming the border between Germany and the Czech Republic
ORE TENUS, adjective. (legal) Of testimony, presented orally.

Dictionary definition

ORE, noun. A mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined.
ORE, noun. A monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona.

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