verb (used with object)
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Origin of smelt1
Words nearby smelt
Definition for smelting (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for smelting
Stacks of refined (left) and crude (right) Tin ingots after smelting.
The economy of heat in smelting furnaces and in the arated steam-engine were bold means to large results.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Even now they continue to sin and make them a smelting of their silver, idols after their own model, smith's work all of it.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of the Twelve Prophets, Vol. I|George Adam Smith
There are usually from 12 to 15 roasting heaps in action at once for three smelting works of the Lower Hartz.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
This is the method commonly employed for smelting Lead ore at the works.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.|Pierre Joseph Macquer
The little town of Germanna sprang up, famous for its smelting furnaces.Pioneers of the Old South|Mary Johnston