ore dressing

noun

Definition of ore dressing

: mechanical preparation (as by crushing) and concentration (as by flotation) of ore

First Known Use of ore dressing

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Ore dressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ore%20dressing. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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