Definition of 'ore'
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Industry experts put the turnaround down to the strong rebound in coal and iron ore prices. The Sun (2016)His father was a furnace man who would arrive home covered with the fine red dust of iron ore. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We ramped up production as planned at our aluminium, power and iron ore businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rio Tinto reported an 8 per cent jump in iron ore shipments yesterday as commodities prices continue to recover. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In leaked emails, the executives said that the payment was necessary to make progress on mining iron ore at Simandou. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a surplus of ore for many metals. The Global Marketplace (1993)The company said there was not sufficient space to simply store the mined ore. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The outlook for iron ore and coal looks less promising. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Spain is rich in minerals and has played an historic role as an ore producer in Europe. Geography Basic Facts (1983)In the past three weeks, three iron ore producers have received takeover bids. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Base metals, iron ore and coal operations are in its sights. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her resignation came amid investor fury after she overpaid wildly for a Brazilian iron ore mine. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For iron ore producers, these have been a torrid few months. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Prices for iron ore have risen as much as 71 per cent annually in the past two years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A conveyor belt has been built to take uranium ore from its mine to processing facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Good news for western companies selling consumer goods there; less favourable for miners supplying iron ore and copper. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How can Britain be a bulk commodity producer when it does not have the coal and iron ore to make the commodity? Times, Sunday Times (2016)I know of no one who expects any bounce in oil or the price of commodities such as copper and iron ore. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By the end of the decade the four big Australian iron ore producers will command comfortably more than half of globally traded iron ore. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But once its flagship iron ore project in Russia gets going, it will be worth it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The president needs more copper, iron ore, zinc and natural gas. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Wool no longer held first place as an export earner during the last quarter of the century; coal and iron ore brought in more dollars. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The iron ore mine in Brazil has become a symbol of the company's ills. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: ore NOUN
Ore is rock or earth from which metal can be obtained.
...a huge iron ore mine.
Definition of ore from the Collins English Dictionary
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