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MAGNETIC IRON-ORE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does magnetic iron-ore mean? 

MAGNETIC IRON-ORE (noun)
  The noun MAGNETIC IRON-ORE has 1 sense:

1. an oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets

  Familiarity information: MAGNETIC IRON-ORE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MAGNETIC IRON-ORE (noun)


Sense 1magnetic iron-ore [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

magnetic iron-ore; magnetite

Hypernyms ("magnetic iron-ore" is a kind of...):

iron ore (an ore from which iron can be extracted)

Holonyms ("magnetic iron-ore" is a substance of...):

emery (a hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper))

loadstone; lodestone (a permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically)


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