ore dressing


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

Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ore dressing was in 1831

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“Ore dressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ore%20dressing. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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