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Definition of Ore


  1. Honor; grace; favor; mercy; clemency; happy augry.
  2. 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).
  3. 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.
  4. Metal; as, the liquid ore.
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Ore Translations

ore in French is fini
ore in German is Erz
ore in Italian is minerale
ore in Spanish is mena
ore in Swedish is malm