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Noun: smelt  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
Verb: smelt  smelt
  1. Extract (metals) by heating
Verb: smell (smelt, also smelled)  smel
  1. Inhale the odour of; perceive by the olfactory sense
  2. Emit an odour
    "The soup smells good"
  3. Have a bad odour
    "He rarely washes, and he smells"
  4. Have an element suggestive (of something)
    "this passage smells of plagiarism";
    - smack, reek
  5. Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
    "I smell trouble"; "smell out corruption";
    - smell out, sense

Derived forms: smelted, smelts, smelting

See also: stink up

Type of: cause to be perceived, comprehend, create, evoke, fish, make, malacopterygian, paint a picture, perceive, produce, soft-finned fish, suggest

Part of: family Osmeridae, Osmeridae

Encyclopedia: Smelt, William