[ awr-bod-ee, ohr‐ ]
/ ˈɔrˌbɒd i, ˈoʊr‐ /
noun, plural ore·bod·ies.
a well-defined mass of ore-bearing rock.
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Example sentences from the Web for orebody
Information was also forthcoming that the width of the ore-body was more than seventy feet.My Adventures with Your Money|George Graham Rice