Origin of smelt1
Words nearby smelt
Other definitions for smelt (2 of 3)
Origin of smelt2
Other definitions for smelt (3 of 3)
How to use smelt in a sentence
In 1915, Alcoa bought the unfinished dam, the plant, and the town, and began smelting two years later.A North Carolina town struggles under the toxic shadow of the company that built it|Emily Cataneo/Undark|December 17, 2021|Popular-Science
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.
So far, proposals of “Senate flounder,” “House blowfish,” and “Hope and Change smelt” have met with little public acceptance.Up to a Point: P.J. O’Rourke on Valentine’s Day and Oral Hygiene|P. J. O’Rourke|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
A moment later there was Something nearly at his left elbow, and he smelt again the nameless, fœtid reek.Uncanny Tales|Various
But also he saw strange, unaccustomed raiment, he saw a sheet of gold, he smelt the soft breath of ambra.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
I offered one of them a small bronze ring; he took it, smelt it, shook his head, and gave me to understand that it was not gold.
I merely just touched a piece of fresh rind, and my hands smelt of it the next morning.
Hunters are abundantly aware of this, and have to be quite as careful to avoid being smelt by their game as to avoid being seen.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris