smelt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"smelt" in British English

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smeltverb

uk   us   /smelt/ UK
past simple and past participle ofsmell

smeltverb [T]

uk   us   /smelt/
to get a ​metal from ​rock by ​heating it to a very high ​temperature, or to ​meltobjects made from ​metal in ​order to use the ​metal to make something new
smelting
noun [U] uk   /ˈsmel.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
(Definition of smelt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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smeltverb [T]

 us   /smelt/
to ​obtain a ​metal from ​rock by ​heating it to a very high ​temperature
(Definition of smelt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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