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ore meaning

EN[ɔɹ] [ɔː] [o(ː)ɹ] [oə] [-ɔː(ɹ)]
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  • An ore is a type of rock that contains sufficient minerals with important elements including metals that can be economically extracted from the rock.
  • The grade or concentration of an ore mineral, or metal, as well as its form of occurrence, will directly affect the costs associated with mining the ore.
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    Definition of ore in English Dictionary

  • NounPLores
    1. 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. Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The mine was worked until the last scrap of ore had been extracted. ‎
      • Iron ore producers are facing the first price fall for annual contracts in seven years as demand weakens for steelmaking inputs.
      • Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • ore the child is born, the pregnant woman’s water breaks. ‎ ( North America )
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      2. fr ores
      3. en oregano
      4. en oread
      5. en orexis
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      Grammatically, this word "ore" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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