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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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