pay ore

pay ore
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  • ore body — /ˈɔ bɒdi/ (say aw bodee) noun generally a solid and fairly continuous mass of ore, which may include low grade and waste as well as pay ore, but which is distinct from the surrounding country rock …  

  • Pay streak — 1. (Mining) The zone, parallel to the walls of a vein, in which the ore is concentrated, or any narrow streak of paying ore in less valuable material. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Oil Boring) A stratum of oil sand thick enough to make a well pay.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pay — pay1 [pā] vt. paid or [Obs.] (except in phrase PAY OUT, sense 2)Obs. payed, paying [ME paien, to pay, satisfy < OFr paier < L pacare, to pacify < pax,PEACE] 1. to give to (a person) what is due, as for goods received, services rendered,… …   English World dictionary

  • pay dirt — ☆ pay dirt n. soil, gravel, ore, etc. rich enough in minerals to make mining profitable hit pay dirt or strike pay dirt Informal to discover a source of wealth, success, etc …   English World dictionary

  • pay|a|bil|i|ty — «PAY uh BIHL uh tee», noun. capability of being profitably worked, as a mine: »Ore of high payability containing a relatively large proportion of high values (Cape Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pay dirt — pay′ dirt n. 1) min soil, gravel, or ore that can be mined profitably 2) inf Informal. any source of success or wealth • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • pay dirt — noun 1. ore that yields a substantial profit to the miner • Hypernyms: ↑ore 2. a profitable success the inventor worked for years before hitting pay dirt • Hypernyms: ↑success * * * noun 1. : earth or ore that …   Useful english dictionary

  • pay — 1. v. & n. (past and past part. paid) 1 (also absol.) give (a person etc.) what is due for services done, goods received, debts incurred, etc. (paid him in full; I assure you I have paid). 2 a give (a usu. specified amount) for work done, a …   Useful english dictionary

  • pay — I. verb (paid; also in sense 7 payed; paying) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French paier, from Latin pacare to pacify, from pac , pax peace Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to make due return to for services rendered or property… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pay dirt — 1. soil, gravel, or ore that can be mined profitably. 2. Informal. any source of success or wealth; a fortunate discovery or profitable venture: After months of experimentation, the scientists finally hit pay dirt. 3. Football. See end zone (def …   Universalium

  • pay dirt — noun N. Amer. ground containing ore in sufficient quantity to be profitably extracted. Phrases hit (or strike) pay dirt informal find or reach a source of profit …   English new terms dictionary

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