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ore

a mineral from which a metal can be extracted for profit
Not to be confused with:
oar – a long pole used to row a boat
o'er – over
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ore

 (ôr)
n.
A mineral or an aggregate of minerals from which a valuable constituent, especially a metal, can be profitably mined or extracted.

[Middle English, from Old English ōra and from Old English ār, brass, copper, bronze.]

ö·re

 (œ′rə)
n.
A Swedish unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the krona.

[Swedish, from Old Norse eyrir, from Latin aureus, gold coin, from aurum, gold.]

ø·re

 (œ′rə)
n.
A unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the krone in Denmark and Norway.

[Danish and Norwegian, both from Old Norse eyrir; see öre.]
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ore

(ɔː)
n
(Chemistry) any naturally occurring mineral or aggregate of minerals from which economically important constituents, esp metals, can be extracted
[Old English ār, ōra; related to Gothic aiz, Latin aes, Dutch oer]

öre

(ˈørə)
n, pl öre
(Currencies) a Scandinavian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a Swedish krona and (øre) one hundredth of a Danish and Norwegian krone
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ore

(ɔr, oʊr)

n.
1. a metal-bearing mineral or rock, or a native metal, that can be mined at a profit.
2. a mineral or natural product serving as a source of some nonmetallic substance, as sulfur.
[before 900; conflation of Middle English ore, Old English ōra ore, unreduced metal; and Middle English or(e) ore, metal, Old English ār brass; c. Old Saxon, Old High German ēr, Old Norse eir; compare Latin aes bronze]

ö•re

(ˈœ rə)

n., pl. ö•re.
1. Also, ø•re (Œrə). a monetary unit of Denmark and Norway, equal to 1/100 of a krone.
2. a monetary unit of Sweden, equal to 1/100 of a krona.
[1700–20; < Swedish öre, Dan, Norwegian øre « Latin aureus a gold coin]

Ore.

Oregon.
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ore

(ôr)
A mineral or rock from which a valuable or useful substance, especially a metal, can be extracted at a reasonable cost.
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ore

A metal-rich mineral deposit.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ore - a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be minedore - a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
concentrate, dressed ore - the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
iron ore - an ore from which iron can be extracted
lead ore - ore containing lead
pay dirt - ore that yields a substantial profit to the miner
uranium ore - any ore from which uranium can be extracted
2.ore - a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona
fractional monetary unit, subunit - a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
krona, Swedish krona - the basic unit of money in Sweden
Danish krone, krone - the basic unit of money in Denmark
krone, Norwegian krone - the basic unit of money in Norway
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Translations
مَعْدَن خام
руда
ruda
malm=-malm
maak
malmi
érc
málmgrÿti
鉱石
rūda
ruda
ruda
malm

ore

[ɔːʳ] Nmineral m, mena f
copper oremineral m de cobre
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ore

[ˈɔːr] nminerai m
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ore

nErz nt
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ore

[ɔːʳ] nminerale m grezzo
copper ore → minerale grezzo di rame
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ore

() noun
any mineral, rock etc from which a metal is obtained. iron ore.
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The report revealed that the most important Egyptian exports to Turkey were chemical products, plastics, rubber, textiles and garments, metals, oil oils, machinery and equipment, gold and precious metals, glass and its products, salts and mineral ores, agricultural and food products.
Industrial output during these months amounted to 179 billion som growing 13.7% year-on-year mainly due to the growth in extraction of mineral ores, production of processed oil products,non-metallic minerals, metals, and food products.
Brazil is rich in mineral ores and is one of the chief exporters of minerals.
Therefore, he said, raw mineral ores should be used and processed within the Philippines to manufacture the 'end products', instead of merely exporting the raw minerals/materials, and then importing the finished end products at much higher costs.
He said Item 8(j) of the Ninth Schedule states that mines, mining, minerals and mineral ores; oils and oil fields; purchase, sale, import and export of minerals and mineral ores and petroleum products come under the State List.
The country is not only blessed with large reserves of mineral ores but also known for the world's most-glittering gemstones.
'One of the reasons pointed out for the insignificant contribution of the mining industry to the country's economy, is the fact that mineral ores in the country after being mined or extracted, while still unprocessed, are already exported directly to foreign countries as raw materials,' he added.