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ore dressing

  

      n   the first stage in the extraction of a metal from an ore in which as much gangue as possible is removed and the ore is prepared for smelting, refining, etc.,   (Also called)    mineral dressing, mineral processing  
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dressing  
      n  
1    a sauce for food, esp. for salad  
2       the U.S. and Canadian name for       stuffing       2  
3    a covering for a wound, sore, etc.  
4    manure or artificial fertilizer spread on land  
5    size used for stiffening textiles  
6    the processes in the conversion of certain rough tanned hides into leather ready for use,   (See also)        dressings  


aerial top dressing  
      n   the process of spreading lime, fertilizer, etc. over farmland from an aeroplane  
cross-dressing  
      n  
1    transvestism  
   See       transvestite  
2    the wearing of clothes normally associated with the opposite sex  
  cross-dresser      n  
dressing case  
      n   (esp. formerly) a box or case fitted with all the toilet articles necessary for dressing oneself, arranging one's hair, etc.  
dressing-down  
      n  
Informal   a severe scolding or thrashing  
dressing gown  
      n   a full robe worn before dressing or for lounging  
dressing room  
      n  
1      (Theatre)   a room backstage for an actor to change clothing and to make up  
2    any room used for changing clothes, such as one at a sports ground or off a bedroom  
dressing station  
      n     (Military)   a first-aid post close to a combat area  
dressing table  
      n   a piece of bedroom furniture with a mirror and a set of drawers for clothes, cosmetics, etc.  
French dressing  
      n   a salad dressing made from oil and vinegar with seasonings; vinaigrette  
ore dressing  
      n   the first stage in the extraction of a metal from an ore in which as much gangue as possible is removed and the ore is prepared for smelting, refining, etc.,   (Also called)    mineral dressing, mineral processing  
power dressing  
      n   a style of dressing in severely tailored suits, adopted by some women executives to project an image of efficiency  
Russian dressing  
      n   mayonnaise or vinaigrette with chilli sauce, chopped gherkins, etc.  
salad dressing  
      n   a sauce for salad, such as oil and vinegar or mayonnaise  
Thousand Island dressing  
      n   a salad dressing made from mayonnaise with ketchup, chopped gherkins, etc.  
     (probably from the Thousand Islands)  
top dressing  
      n  
1    a surface application of manure or fertilizer to land  
2    a thin layer of loose gravel that covers the top of a road surface  
well dressing  
      n   the decoration of wells with flowers, etc.: a traditional annual ceremony of great antiquity in some parts of Britain, originally associated with the cult of water deities  
window-dressing  
      n  
1    the ornamentation of shop windows, designed to attract customers  
2    the pleasant, showy, or false aspect of an idea, policy, etc., which is stressed to conceal the real or unpleasant nature; façade  

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