- n. 矿；矿石
- n. (Ore)人名；(意、瑞典)奥雷；(英)奥尔
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- ore: see era
- ore (n.)
- 12c., a merger of Old English ora "ore, unworked metal" (related to eorþe "earth," see earth; and cognate with Low German ur "iron-containing ore," Dutch oer, Old Norse aurr "gravel"); and Old English ar "brass, copper, bronze," from Proto-Germanic *ajiz- (cognates: Old Norse eir "brass, copper," German ehern "brazen," Gothic aiz "bronze"), from PIE root *aus- (2) "gold" (see aureate). The two words were not fully assimilated till 17c.; what emerged has the form of ar but the meaning of ora.
- 1. We dowse oil and ore in South America for big companies.
- 2. They struck a rich seam of iron ore.
- 3. How many tons of ore can this machine crush in an hour?
- 4. The net profit amounts to 20 dollars per ton of ore.
- 5. They refined gold out of the ore.
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