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Ore is sometimes a misspelling of are, awe, or or your.

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Definition of the noun ore

What does ore mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ores

  1. a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: mineral = solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
    • more specific terms:
      • concentrate / dressed ore = the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
      • iron ore = an ore from which iron can be extracted
      • lead ore = ore containing lead
      • pay dirt = ore that yields a substantial profit to the miner
      • uranium ore = any ore from which uranium can be extracted
  2. a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona

Alternative definition of the noun ore


  1. Rock that contains utilitarian materials; primarily a rock containing metals or gems which -- at the time of the rock's evaluation and proposal for extraction -- are able to be separated from its neighboring minerals and processed at a cost that does not exceed those materials' present-day economic values.


  1. Ore, a former village, is a suburb of the urban area of the town and borough of Hastings in East Sussex. It is located to the north-east of the town on the main road to Rye. Its name may have originated from the Old English word for "stream-bank". It is the largest suburb of Hastings. The parish church in the village centre is Christ Church, and the village also features a Seventh-day Adventist Church, a Salvation Army unit and a Methodist church.
  2. Ore a.k.a. Øre is a village and former municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village is located along the Batnfjorden in the present-day Gjemnes Municipality. The village lies about half-way between the villages of Batnfjordsøra and Torvikbukt. Øre Church is located in this village. The village of Øre was the administrative centre of the old Øre Municipality which existed from 1838 until 1965.
    • also known as Øre, Norway
    • part of Norway
  3. Ore a.k.a. Orléans – Bricy Air Base is a French Air Force north-northwesst of Ingré near the city of Orléans; about 65 miles south-southwest of Paris.
  4. Ore a.k.a. Ore railway station serves Ore Valley in East Sussex, England. It is on the Marshlink Line, and train services are provided by Southern, with a few peak services operated by Southeastern.
  5. Ore a.k.a. Øre is a lake in the municipality of Åseral in Vest-Agder county, Norway.

There are other places with in their name, like Ore City and Ore Mountains.


ORE is a musical group, webpage.


  1. "Ore": Oreskaband is the commercial debut album of Japanese ska band, OreSkaBand, released on July 19, 2006.
  2. "Ore" is a musical album of Derek Bailey & Eddie Prevost.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  3. "Ore" is a musical album of Darwinsbitch.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  4. "Ore" is a musical EP of The Treehouse.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  5. "Ore" is a composition.


"Ore" a.k.a. "It's Me, It's Me": It's Me, It's Me is a 2012 comedy drama science fiction thriller film directed by Satoshi Miki.


  1. Ore a.k.a. Öre is the discontinued centesimal subdivision of the Swedish krona. The plural and singular are the same in the indefinite forms, whereas the singular definite form is öret and the plural definite is örena. The name derives from the Latin aureus, the name of a coin worth 25 denarii. The corresponding subdivisions of the Norwegian and Danish krones are called øre.
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  2. Ore a.k.a. Orejón Language: Orejón, also Coto or Maijiki, is a moribund Tucanoan language of Peru.
    • also known as Mai Ja, Oregon, Tutapi, Koto, Coto, Orechon, Payagua
  3. ORE is a website.
    • also known as Airport Code ORE, ORE Airport Code, Orange Municipal Airport

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ore

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Google previewThe Mineral Industry (1904)

The ore is a basic, igneous segregation, but in acidic instead of in basic rocks, as is the usual experience.

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1819)

Including, Under Distinct Heads, Every Branch of Medicine ... with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

The next ore is the MAGNET, the amorphous oxidulated iron of Haüy, iv. 13. It would be endless to transcribe the idle stories recorded of the efficacy of this form of iron. When held in the hand it is said to accelerate delivery; and bound on the ...

Google previewJournal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1843)

by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

The ore is a granular or steel-grained galena ; lustre glistening ;—fracture uneven,——corresponding with the Plomb sulfuré granulaire of Haiiy. It has been supposed to contain portions of antimony and silver. Ed. Solly, Esq., who has recently ...

Google previewPrinciples of Metallurgy (2014)

by Arthur Horseman Hiorns

Puddlers' ore is a compact, unctuous form from Cleveland, and used for lining puddling furnaces. Spanish or Bilbao ore is a siliceous haematite containing manganese, and noted for its purity, hence its use in the openhearth steel process.

Google previewProfessional paper - United States Geological Survey (1912)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

Between the fissures the ore is a crushed granite, filled with streaks and fault slips running in every direction and thoroughly impregnated with pyrite and enargite. The interfault matter, where composed of rhyolite porphyry, is lean and is not ...

Google previewUnderstanding Mineral Deposits (2000)

by Kula Misra

Strictly speaking, ore refers to the material in an orebody, ...

Google previewMining Reporter (1903)

The ore is a chalcopyritic sulphide of concentrating character and carrying a sufficient amount of iron to flux readily.

Google previewMoody's Magazine (1912)

Its principal ore is the sulphide molybdenite and the oxidized product molybdic ochre. This latter is the most valuable and if found is always worth careful attention. It is a dull yellow mineral which crumbles easily and is found among igneous ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Monthly Visitor (1841)

by Isaac Hill

The ore is the micaceous specular oxide of iron. Specimens of this...

Google previewThe Oriental Annual, Or, Scenes in India (1834)

or - - * * * ore is a statue of a bul ...

Google previewEconomic Geology (2011)

Principles and Practice by Walter L. Pohl

ore is a consequence of near-surface oxidation of sulphides caused by meteoric water seeping downwards through an unsaturated zone. Other agents include dissolved oxygen and microbes that have a role as “self-replicating catalysts” ...

Google previewNotes on the Use of Anthracite in the Manufacture of Iron (1841)

With Some Remarks on Its Evaporating Power by Walter Rogers Johnson

The ore is the rich fossiliferous kind, from the neighborhood of Bloomsburg, distant about six or seven miles, and the limestone is also brought from the north side of the river, a distance of two or three miles. The coal is from Wilkesbarre, distant ...

Google previewIndian Antiquities (1796)

Or Dissertations Relative to the Ancient Geographical Divisions, the Pure System of Primeval Theology, the Grand Code of Civil Laws, the Original Form of Government, the Various and Profound Literature of Hindostan... by Thomas Maurice, Inigo Barlow

The Jlream-tin ore is a name given to particles of the mineral, broken off from the load, running through high mountainous regions, by the waters of the deluge (say the miners,) or by other impetuous floods, and carried by the violence of the ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)


Native Tellurium Graphic Ore White and Yellow Ore Foliated or Black Ore. 6. Mercury Genus. Alloys. Native Mercur Amalgam of Silver. Sulphurets. Cinnabar Carbo-Sulphuret. Chlorides. Horn Mercury. 7. Silver Genus . Alloys.

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Times of general calamity and confusion create great minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storms. (Charles Caleb Colton)
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Scrabble value of O1R1E1

The value of this 3-letter word is 3 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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