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Definition of Ore

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.

Ore Quotations

Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold.
Mark Twain

Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton

When I say artist I mean the man who is building things - creating molding the earth - whether it be the plains of the west - or the iron ore of Penn. It's all a big game of construction - some with a brush - some with a shovel - some choose a pen.
Jackson Pollock

Encouraging underground uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau um, the federal government was the only purchaser of uranium ore to try to manufacture uh, atomic bombs.
Tom Udall

At 13, when I was a runaway, I was taken in by the most amazing drag queens in Portland, Ore. We didn't always know where our next meal was coming from, but there was so much camaraderie and love. Not to mention, those girls could paint a face, and I learned how because of them.
Rose McGowan
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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

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