- Metallurgy. the mechanical processes by which valuable minerals are separated from ore.
Origin of ore dressing
Examples from the Web for ore dressing
Historical Examples of ore dressing
The vanning spade and shallow washing dish are the prototypes of this kind of ore-dressing machinery.
Jiggers and vanners form the staple of the miner's ore-dressing machinery at the present day.
He pursues methods in ore-dressing at which those who are trained in the usual practice may well stand aghast.Edison, His Life and Inventions
Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
- the first stage in the extraction of a metal from an ore in which as much gangue as possible is removed and the ore is prepared for smelting, refining, etcAlso called: mineral dressing, mineral processing