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smelt

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

  1. small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water
  2. small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters

Alternative definition of the noun smelt

noun

  1. 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.
  2. Production of metal, especially iron, from ore in a process that involves melting and chemical reduction of metal compounds into purified metal.
  3. 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

  1. extract (metals) by heating
    • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
    • more generic words: create / make / produce = create or manufacture a man-made product
    • entailment: heat / heat up = make hot or hotter

Alternative definition of the verb smelt

verb

  1. past of smell
  2. to fuse two things into one, especially when involving ores; to meld

Place

SMELT is an Aviation waypoint.

Phrases with smelt

  1. pond smelt
  2. Sand Smelt
  3. surf smelt
  4. Delta Smelt
  5. Ghost Smelt
  6. Night Smelt
  7. Pygmy Smelt
  8. Common Smelt
  9. Silver Smelt
  10. Longfin Smelt
  11. rainbow smelt
  12. Rotorua Smelt
  13. american smelt
  14. Deep-Sea Smelt
  15. european smelt
  16. Wakasagi Smelt
  17. Whitebait Smelt
  18. Common Sand Smelt
  19. Caspian Sand Smelt
  20. Strange Pike Smelt

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for smelt

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Google previewKen Schultz's Field Guide to Freshwater Fish (2010)

by Ken Schultz

The rainbow smelt is a pelagic schooling species, inhabiting inshore coastal regions and the midwaters of lakes.

Google previewFreshwater Fishes of Manitoba (2004)

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...

Google previewReport 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 ...

Google previewReport (1914)

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 ...

Google previewNewhall Ranch Resource Management and Development Plan and Spineflower Conservation Plan (2010)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewSpeckled Brook Trout (2002)

by Louis Rhead

In Maine lakes the smelt is a dainty bait. In Pennsylvania “ curly jukes,” or watershrimps, are attractive.

Google previewFalmouth (2009)

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 ...

Google previewAustral 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 ...

Google previewGeneral Zoology, Or Systematic Natural History (1804)

by George Shaw

The Smelt is a very elegant fish : its form beautifully taper : the skin thin, and the whole body, but particularly the ...

Google previewLong-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 ...

Google previewJournal 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Prince Edward Island English (1996)

by T. K. Pratt

smelt storm Noun. Infrequent in Cardigan, rare elsewhere; especially rural, older, male, ...

Google previewJohnson's English Dictionary ... (1859)

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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Small photo of St. Petersburg, Russia - February 15, 2012: Panorama of the Neva - English and Admiralty embankment. In the foreground: fishermen catch a smelt of smelt from under the ice.Small photo of St. Petersburg, Russia - February 15, 2012: Panorama of the Neva - English and Admiralty embankment. In the foreground: fishermen catch a smelt of smelt from under the ice.Small photo of Smelt fishesSmall photo of St. Petersburg, Russia - February 15, 2012: Panorama of the Neva - English and Admiralty embankment. In the foreground: fishermen catch a smelt of smelt from under the ice.Small photo of St. Petersburg, Russia - February 15, 2012: Panorama of the Neva - English and Admiralty embankment. In the foreground: fishermen catch a smelt of smelt from under the ice.Small photo of St. Petersburg, Russia - February 15, 2012: Panorama of the Neva - English and Admiralty embankment. In the foreground: fishermen catch a smelt of smelt from under the ice.Small photo of St. Petersburg, Russia - February 15, 2012: Panorama of the Neva - English and Admiralty embankment. In the foreground: fishermen catch a smelt of smelt from under the ice. More...

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You got to have smelt a lot of mule manure before you can sing like a hillbilly. (Hank Williams)
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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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