Definition of ore:
- A native metal or its compound with the rock in which it occurs, after it has been picked over to throw out what is worthless.
- Honor; grace; favor; mercy; clemency; happy augry.
- Metal; as, the liquid ore.
- The native form of a metal, whether free and uncombined, as gold, copper, etc., or combined, as iron, lead, etc. Usually the ores contain the metals combined with oxygen, sulphur, arsenic, etc. ( called mineralizers).
Ark., basalt, crystal, Ala., CA, igneous, felspar, Alas., AL, chalk, hematite, AR, AZ, AK, Ariz., flint, feldspar, haematite, alabaster, B.C..
mineral (part of speech: noun)
- parent rock,
- native mineral,
- ore bed,
- unrefined earth,
- metalliferous earth,
- unrefined rock
material (part of speech: noun)