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smelternoun [C]

uk   /ˈsmeltər/  us   /-ṱɚ/ PRODUCTION
a ​machine for taking metal out of rock by smelting it (= heating it to a very high temperature), or a ​factory that uses these ​machines: The ​company has three copper ​mines and a smelter in Arizona. The ​lead smelters had been ​losingmoney for ​years.
(Definition of smelter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “smelter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 冶炼厂, 熔炉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冶煉廠, 熔爐…
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