Smelted



verb (used with object)
1.
to fuse or melt (ore) in order to separate the metal contained.
2.
to obtain or refine (metal) in this way.
verb
1.
a simple past tense and past participle of smell.
verb
1.
(transitive) to extract (a metal) from (an ore) by heating
noun (pl) smelt, smelts
1.
any marine or freshwater salmonoid food fish of the family Osmeridae, such as Osmerus eperlanus of Europe, having a long silvery body and occurring in temperate and cold northern waters
verb
1.
a past tense and past participle of smell
smelt
(smělt)
To melt ores in order to extract the metals they contain. Oxide ores, such as iron ore, are smelted with carbon, which serves as a fuel and changes the ore into a reduced metal.

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