Definition of Ore:

  1. 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.

  2. A naturally occurring solid material from which a metal or valuable mineral can be profitably extracted.

Synonyms of Ore

Argentite, ■■■■■■■■■■■■■ 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?

  1. A good deposit of lead-bearing ores.

Meaning of Ore & Ore Definition