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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 smelt
 胡瓜魚(v.)(vbl.)smell的過去式和過去分詞(vt.)精煉,冶煉

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Smelt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smelted; p. pr. & vb. n. Smelting.]  Metal. To melt or fuse, as, ore, for the purpose of separating and refining the metal; hence, to reduce; to refine; to flux or scorify; as, to smelt tin.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Smell v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smelled Smelt p. pr. & vb. n. Smelling.]
 1. To perceive by the olfactory nerves, or organs of smell; to have a sensation of, excited through the nasal organs when affected by the appropriate materials or qualities; to obtain the scent of; as, to smell a rose; to smell perfumes.
 2. To detect or perceive, as if by the sense of smell; to scent out; -- often with out. “I smell a device.”
    Can you smell him out by that?   --Shak.
 3. To give heed to. [Obs.]
    From that time forward I began to smellthe Word of God, and forsook the school doctors.   --Latimer.
 To smell a rat, to have a sense of something wrong, not clearly evident; to have reason for suspicion. [Colloq.]
 To smell out, to find out by sagacity. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Smelt imp. & p. p. of Smell.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Smelt, n.
 1. Zool. Any one of numerous species of small silvery salmonoid fishes of the genus Osmerus and allied genera, which ascend rivers to spawn, and sometimes become landlocked in lakes. They are esteemed as food, and have a peculiar odor and taste.
 Note:The most important species are the European smelt (Osmerus eperlans) (called also eperlan, sparling, and spirling), the Eastern American smelt (Osmerus mordax), the California smelt (Osmerus thalichthys), and the surf smelt (Hypomesus olidus).  The name is loosely applied to various other small fishes, as the lant, the California tomcod, the spawn eater, the silversides.
 2. Fig.: A gull; a simpleton. [Obs.]
 Sand smelt Zool., the silverside.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 smelt
      n 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
      v : extract (metals) by heating

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 smell
      n 1: the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the
           nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous
           form; "she loved the smell of roses" [syn: odor, odour,
            olfactory sensation, olfactory perception]
      2: any property detected by the olfactory system [syn: olfactory
         property, aroma, odor, odour, scent]
      3: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the
         effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city
         excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the
         meeting"; "it had the smell of treason" [syn: spirit, tone,
          feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look]
      4: the faculty of smell [syn: sense of smell, olfaction, olfactory
         modality]
      5: the act of perceiving the odor of something [syn: smelling]
      v 1: inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
      2: emit an odor; "The soup smells good"
      3: smell bad; "He rarely washes, and he smells"
      [also: smelt]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 smelt
      See smell