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Smelt is sometimes a misspelling of smell.
Definition of the noun smelt
What does smelt mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: smelts / smelt
- small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water
- small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- more generic terms: malacopterygian / soft-finned fish = any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
- more specific terms:
- member of: family Osmeridae / Osmeridae = smelts
Alternative definition of the noun smelt
- Any small anadromous fish of the family Osmeridae, found in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and in lakes in North America and northern part of Europe.
- Production of metal, especially iron, from ore in a process that involves melting and chemical reduction of metal compounds into purified metal.
- Any of the various liquids or semi-molten solids produced and used during the course of such production.
Definition of the verb smelt
What does smelt mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: smelted | smelting | smelts
- extract (metals) by heating
Alternative definition of the verb smelt
- past of smell
- to fuse two things into one, especially when involving ores; to meld
SMELT is an Aviation waypoint.
Phrases with smelt
- pond smelt
- Sand Smelt
- surf smelt
- Delta Smelt
- Ghost Smelt
- Night Smelt
- Pygmy Smelt
- Common Smelt
- Silver Smelt
- Longfin Smelt
- rainbow smelt
- Rotorua Smelt
- american smelt
- Deep-Sea Smelt
- european smelt
- Wakasagi Smelt
- Whitebait Smelt
- Common Sand Smelt
- Caspian Sand Smelt
- Strange Pike Smelt
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by Ken Schultz
The rainbow smelt is a pelagic schooling species, inhabiting inshore coastal regions and the midwaters of lakes.
by Kenneth Stewart, Douglas Watkinson
Habitat:The rainbow smelt is a schooling, midwater fish that prefers cool lakes, reservoirs, or lake-like expansions of large rivers with water temperatures...
Report of the Commissioner (1914)
by United States. Bureau of Fisheries, United States Fish Commission
The smelt is a delicious pan fish and even the smallest fried whole, in the manner of whitebait, are highly esteemed. It is the natural food of the landlocked salmon, and the salmon thrives only where there are smelts. Efiects upon fishing for ...
by United States. Bureau of Fisheries
The smelt is a delicious pan fish and even the smallest fried whole, in the manner of whitebait, are highly esteemed. It is the natural food of the landlocked salmon, and the salmon thrives only where there are smelts. Effects upon fishing for ...
Environmental Impact Statement
Because delta smelt is a pelagic fish, spawning substrate is the only known important structural component of habitat. It is possible that depth variation is an important structural characteristic of pelagic habitat that helps fish maintain position ...
The Natural History of Fishes and Serpents, Including Sea-turtles, Crustaceous and Shell Fishes, with Their Medicinal Uses (1790)
Illustrated with Cuts by Richard Brookes
The Smelt is a fish of passage, and visits the Thames, and other great rivers, in March and August. In the first of these months they generally advance up as high as Mortlake; but in the latter they make a stand about Blackwall; and this is ...
Speckled Brook Trout (2002)
by Louis Rhead
In Maine lakes the smelt is a dainty bait. In Pennsylvania “ curly jukes,” or watershrimps, are attractive.
by The Falmouth Historical Society
The smelt is a small, silvery salt and freshwater fish. In the early years, millions of these fish were taken in weirs to supply needed food to both Native Americans and settlers. (Above, courtesy FML; below, courtesy Wheeler family.) Mills did not ...
Austral English (2011)
A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris
The Derwent Smelt is a Tasmanian fish, Haplozhzion sealii, family Haplorhz'tom'a'a, fishes with an adipose fin which represent the salmonoids in the Southern Hemisphere ; Prototrortes is the only other ...
by George Shaw
The Smelt is a very elegant fish : its form beautifully taper : the skin thin, and the whole body, but particularly the ...
Long-Term Management Strategy (LTMS) for the Placement of Dredged Material in the San Francisco Bay Region (1998)
Environmental Impact Statement
The delta smelt is a nongame species endemic to the upper Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary. They are found primarily in the Delta below lsleton on the Sacramento River and below Mossdate on the San Joaquin River, as well as in Suisun ...
Journal of Taste (1899)
The smelt is the figpecker of the waters. It has the same daintiness, and is equal in perfume and superiority. “These two prescriptions are again founded on the nature of things. Experience has taught us that we cannot use olive oil except for ...
by John F. Mariani
Foundfrom the Bering Sea to central California, at lengths upto twelve inches, the eulachon is often marketed as “Columbia River smelt” inthe Northwest. The name “eulachon” isfromaChinook Indiandialect word forthefish, vlâkân, andone ...
by T. K. Pratt
smelt storm Noun. Infrequent in Cardigan, rare elsewhere; especially rural, older, male, ...
by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, John Walker
smelt. [жтое1, Dutch, warm ; because smells are increased by heat.] To perceive by the nose. Collier. To tind out by mental sagacity. UEstrangt. Гп SMELL, smel. e.n. To strike the nostrils. Shot. To have any particular scent.
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Scrabble value of S1M3E1L1T1
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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