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English definition of “smelt”


verb [T] uk   /smelt/ us  
to get a metal from rock by heating it to a very high temperature, or to melt objects made from metal in order to use the metal to make something newIndustrial processing
noun [U] uk   /ˈsmel.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
Industrial processing
(Definition of smelt verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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