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English noun: smelt

1. smelt (food) small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water

Broader (hypernym)fish

Narrower (hyponym)American smelt, European smelt, rainbow smelt, sparling

Part meronymsmelt

2. smelt (animal) small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters

Broader (hypernym)malacopterygian, soft-finned fish

Narrower (hyponym)capelan, capelin, caplin, European smelt, Osmerus eperlanus, Osmerus mordax, rainbow smelt, sparling

Part holonymsmelt

Member meronymfamily Osmeridae, Osmeridae

English verb: smelt

1. smelt (creation) extract (metals) by heating

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create, make, produce

Entailheat, heat up

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