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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Rock mined for its metal content.

Usage examples (36)
  • Deep in the ground, the miners filled bucket after bucket with ore.
  • The supply of this ore is apparently inexhaustible, but no veins have as yet been found.
  • Note that ore is a mineral that can be mined at a profit.
  • Proprio laus sordet in ore -- Self-praise defiles the mouth. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Use an "oar" (paddle) to row the boat "o'er" (over) to shore, "or" (other, introduces alternatives) you may miss the display of objects made from iron "ore" (mineral from which metals can be made).
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