ore (countable and uncountable, plural ores)
- 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.
2014 April 21, “Subtle effects”, in The Economist, volume 411, number 8884:
- Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
rock that contains materials that can be economically extracted and processed
- plural of oor
- first-person singular present subjunctive of orar
- third-person singular present subjunctive of orar
Guaraní personal pronouns
- plural of ora
- rōmaji reading of おれ
- ablative singular of ōs
- ore in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
Old French ore.
15th century, Rustichello da Pisa (original author), Mazarine Master (scribe), The Travels of Marco Polo, page 4, line 2:
des choses lesquelles nous ne conterons pas ore
- of things we will not speak of now
From Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra), from Latin hōra
ore f (oblique plural ores, nominative singular ore, nominative plural ores)
- hour; time, period of the day (period of time)
- First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of orar
- Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of orar
- Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of orar
- Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of orar
ore f pl
- plural of oră
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of orar.
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of orar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of orar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of orar.