Words nearby ore
Origin of ore
Definition for ores (2 of 2)
noun, plural ö·re.
Origin of öre
Examples from the Web for ores
Chromium, like manganese, is very hard to reduce from its ores, owing to its great affinity for oxygen.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
Then he showed them the simple experiments in chemistry; how ores were treated and metals extracted and tempered.The Wonder Island Boys: Conquest of the Savages|Roger Thompson Finlay
A smelter was built below Silver City to treat the ores, hauled there in mule drawn wagons.The Pinos Altos Story|Dorothy Watson
These ores were worked by the ancients, but so inefficiently that their spoil-heaps can be smelted again with profit.
The ores of lead and copper contain silver and gold, but in small proportion, particularly as to the last.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure