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  Definition of smelt
  1. small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters
  2. small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water
  3. extract (metals) by heating
Hyponyms: rainbow smelt, Osmerus mordax, sparling, European smelt, Osmerus eperlanus, capelin, capelan, caplin, American smelt

 

Entailments: heat, heat up

 

Member Meronyms: Osmeridae, family Osmeridae

 

Derivational Morphology: smelter, smeltery

 

 
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