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ore

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CIDE DICTIONARY

oren. [AS. ār.].
     Honor; grace; favor; mercy; clemency; happy augury.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
oren. [AS. ; cf. ār brass, bronze, akin to OHG. , G. ehern brazen, Icel. eir brass, Goth. ais, L. aes, Skr. ayas iron. Ora, Era.].
  •  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).  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Metal; as, the liquid ore.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
Ore hearth, a low furnace in which rich lead ore is reduced; -- also called Scotch hearth. Raymond.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ore, n. a naturally occurring solid material from which metal or other valuable minerals may be extracted.

Etymology
OE ora unwrought metal, ar bronze, rel. to L aes crude metal, bronze

THESAURUS

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

ROGET THESAURUS

ore

Materials

N materials, material, raw material, stuff, stock, staple, adobe, brown stone, chinking, clapboard, daubing, puncheon, shake, shingle, bricks and mortar, metal, stone, clay, brick crockery, compo, composition, concrete, reinforced concrete, cement, wood, ore, timber, materials, supplies, munition, fuel, grist, household stuff pabulum, ammunition, contingents, relay, reinforcement, reenforcement, baggage, means, calico, cambric, cashmere, raw, wooden, adobe.


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