Definition of Smelting

1. Verb. (present participle of smelt) ¹



2. Noun. (metallurgy) The process of melting or fusion, especially to extract a metal from its ore. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smelting

1. smelt [v] - See also: smelt

Medical Definition of Smelting

1. From Smelt. Smelting furnace, a furnace in which ores are smelted or reduced. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smelting

smellings
smells
smells and bells
smells fishy
smelly
smelt
smelted
smelter
smelter's chills
smelter's fever
smelter's shakes
smelteries
smelters
smeltery
smeltie
smelting (current term)
smeltings
smelts
smerk
smerked
smerking
smerks
smerlin
smerlins
smetana
smeuse
smeuses
smew
smews
smexier

Literary usage of Smelting

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1850)
"In the case of sulphuret of copper, containing 20 per cent of copper, or upward—say, in smelting one Um, (which, after being calcined in the ordinary manner ..."

2. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1908)
"I. The Mutual Relations and Grievances of the smelting Trust and the Ore ... 87368 N. smelting. The Chief Advances in Copper smelting in Modern Times. ..."

3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1908)
"I. The Mutual Relations and Grievances of the smelting Trust and the Ore ... 87368 N. smelting. The Chief Advances in Copper smelting in Modern Times. ..."

4. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1908)
"I. The Mutual Relations and Grievances of the smelting Trust and the Ore ... 87368 N. smelting. The Chief Advances in Copper smelting in Modern Times. ..."

5. The Metallurgy of Gold by Thomas Kirke Rose (1898)
"PYRITIC smelting. THE best known and most extensively practised smelting processes for the treatment of gold and silver ores—viz., lead smelting, ..."

6. The Metallurgy of Gold by Thomas Kirke Rose (1898)
"PYRITIC smelting. THE best known and most extensively practised smelting processes for the treatment of gold and silver ores—viz., lead smelting, ..."

7. The Mineral Industry by Richard Pennefather Rothwell (1897)
"PAGE Method of Preparing Tellurium at the Royal Hungarian smelting Works at Schem- mtz—Market Price of Tellurium—Occurrence of Gold-Silver Telluride Ores in ..."

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