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smelt

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsmeltsmelt1 /smelt/ British English  x-refa past tense and past participle of smell
Examples from the Corpus
smeltAnd 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.His hands smelt strongly of perfumed soap.
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smeltsmelt2 verb [transitive]  TIto melt a rock that contains metal in order to remove the metal
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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.
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Verb table
smelt
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysmelt
he, she, itsmelts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysmelted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave smelted
he, she, ithas smelted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad smelted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill smelt
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have smelted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam smelting
he, she, itis smelting
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you, we, theyare smelting
Past
I, he, she, itwas smelting
you, we, theywere smelting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been smelting
he, she, ithas been smelting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been smelting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be smelting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been smelting
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