English version

smelt in Industry topic

smeltsmelt2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 TIto melt a rock that contains metal in order to remove the metal→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
smeltHe thoroughly understood the operations of copper smelting.And also with horror, for she had never sat close to men who smelt before.The room was warm and smelt musty.It smelt of camphor as if the old clothes hanging on the racks had just been taken out of ancient chests.She smelt of dried flowers and pepper.He smelt of outdoors and of secret barley sugar.Telecom and smelting shares pulled down the broader Topix index of all shares on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.His hands smelt strongly of perfumed soap.