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1. smelt

verb. ['ˈsmɛlt'] extract (metals) by heating.

Synonyms

  • make
  • heat up
  • produce
  • create

Antonyms

  • top out
  • level
  • break
  • unmake

Etymology

  • smelt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Smelt

  • vanpelt
  • svelte
  • dwelt
  • welte
  • welt
  • velte
  • pelt
  • knelt
  • helt
  • heldt
  • felt
  • feldt
  • dealt
  • celt
  • belt

Example sentences of the word smelt


1. Adjective
Capelins are part of the smelt family.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A small piece of bait fish on a hook will often do when smelt are actively feeding.

3. Verb, base form
Any of these methods can be used to smelt pure gold.

2. smelt

noun. ['ˈsmɛlt'] small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters.

Synonyms

  • soft-finned fish
  • caplin
  • capelan
  • rainbow smelt
  • malacopterygian
  • Osmeridae
  • sparling
  • Osmerus eperlanus
  • family Osmeridae
  • capelin
  • Osmerus mordax

Antonyms

  • coldness
  • anestrus
  • unemotionality
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • smelt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. smelt

noun. ['ˈsmɛlt'] small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water.

Synonyms

  • fish
  • rainbow smelt
  • American smelt
  • sparling

Antonyms

  • break even
  • lose
  • bottom out
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • smelt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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