Found 3 items, similar to smelt.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and
2: small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of
cold northern waters
v : extract (metals) by heating
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”
, olfactory perception
2: any property detected by the olfactory system [syn: olfactory property
3: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the
effect that it has on people; “the feel of the city
; “a clergyman improved the tone of the
; “it had the smell of treason”
4: the faculty of smell [syn: sense of smell
, 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”
English → English
(sm[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smelled
p. pr. & vb. n. Smelling
.] [OE. smellen, smillen, smullen;
cf. LG. smellen, smelen, sm["o]len, schmelen, to smoke, to
reek, D. smeulen to smolder, and E. smolder. Cf. Smell
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
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.]
imp. & p. p. of Smell
, n. [AS. smelt, smylt; akin to Dan. smelt.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) 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
) (called also eperlan
, and spirling
), the Eastern American smelt
), the California smelt (O. 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
2. Fig.: A gull; a simpleton. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
(Zo["o]l.), the silverside.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smelted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Of foreign origin; cf. Sw. sm["a]lta, D.
smelten, Dan. smelte, Icel. smelta, G. schmelzen OHG.
smelzan, smelzen; probably akin to Gr. ?????. Cf. Enamel
, v. i., Smalt
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.