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noun as in mineral

noun as in metallic mineral

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At its heart, the plan is to vertically integrate a large portion of Tesla’s battery production, “from mining the ore to the complete battery pack,” as Musk put it.

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Chris Salisbury, iron ore unit CEO, and Simone Niven, group executive of corporate relations, will also exit.

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The region’s deposits of coal and iron ore were made accessible by that canal, attracting big businesses like Standard Oil and Goodyear Tires.

She works for the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation in Portland, Ore.

She’s already created these “city portraits” for Philadelphia and Portland, Ore.

It is a major buyer of Venezuelan oil and gas and Brazilian iron ore.

In China, for example, tungsten, tantalum, tin and gold are mined and ore is imported from other countries.

In Portland, Ore., a delusional veteran jumps off the roof of the VA hospital.

Goldfields in Nevada that had been neglected because the ore was just too expensive to extract were now attractive properties.

Exports—ranging from soy, flowers, copper, and iron ore to computers, appliances, and jets—have boomed.

Italian ore, generally speaking, is won by running driftways, or tunnelling into the face of the rock.

From the said mixture, although they tried it several times, it was impossible to fuse or melt the said ore.

After cobbing, great care is required in sorting the ore into the respective grades of Nos. 1, 2, and 3.

At half a yard below the shaft we found a lively coppery ore, with its particles of silver.

This filtration did not happen in Santa Rosa, on account of the quantity of hard copper ore on which the engine is situated.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ore, such as: metal, metalliferous earth, native mineral, parent rock, unrefined earth, and unrefined rock.

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