verb (used with object)
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Origin of smelt1
Words nearby smelt
Definition for smelt (2 of 3)
noun, plural (especially collectively) smelt, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) smelts.
Origin of smelt2
Definition for smelt (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for smelt
An estimated half of these batteries end up in the informal recycling sector, where they are broken apart and smelted, causing lead particles to leak into the environment.Lead poisoning affects 1 in 3 kids worldwide—but it’s not too late to act|jakemeth|October 23, 2020|Fortune
My nostrils have smelt the horrors of the (cloth) diaper pail.
The Romans learned how to smelt copper into brass, then bronze, to make weapons, and suddenly war was an entirely different game.Copper, the Metal That Runs the World: ‘Boom, Bust, Boom,’ by Bill Carter|Peter Madden|October 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I felt the sweat pouring from his face on to mine, and he smelt horribly of garlic.The Secret Service Submarine|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
He had smelt the parson before, and wagged his tail faintly as he saw him.A Flat Iron for a Farthing|Juliana Horatia Ewing
A Jesuit pretended to have smelt out the fox that lay disguised in sheep's clothing.Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy|Friedrich Schiller
It smelt to me as if some one had just that minute turned out the earth all fresh and new.Day and Night Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Before we had quite finished, the Cree returned to camp, and at once declared that he smelt grog.The Great Lone Land|W. F. Butler