Definition of Ore:
Mined material containing a metal in quantity sufficient to justify its mining on a commercial scale. This quantity varies for different metals: an iron ore must contain 20 to 30 percent by weight of iron, but a copper-ore need to have only 0.5 percent copper.
A naturally occurring solid material from which a metal or valuable mineral can be profitably extracted.
Synonyms of Ore
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
How to use Ore in a sentence?
- A good deposit of lead-bearing ores.
Meaning of Ore & Ore Definition