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1. ore

noun. ['ˈɔr'] a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined.

Synonyms

  • lead ore
  • dressed ore
  • iron ore
  • concentrate
  • uranium ore
  • pay dirt

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • failure

Etymology

  • or (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word ore


1. Noun, singular or mass
The left mouse button is used to mine through blocks of stone and ore in Minecraft.

2. Adverb
The only harvestable gems are ore and diamonds.

Quotes containing the word ore


1. I believe that today more than ever a book should be sought after even if it has only one great page in it. We must search for fragments, splinters, toenails, anything that has ore in it, anything that is capable of resuscitating the body and the soul.
- Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

2. magnetic_iron-ore

noun. an oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets.

Synonyms

  • emery
  • magnetite
  • iron ore
  • lodestone

3. ore

noun. ['ˈɔr'] a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona.

Synonyms

  • krone
  • subunit
  • Swedish krona
  • Norwegian krone
  • krona
  • Danish krone

Antonyms

  • expand
  • increase
  • decentralise
  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • or (Middle English (1100-1500))
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