smelter

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noun smelt·er \ˈsmel-tər\

Definition of smelter

  1. :  one that smelts:a :  a worker who smelts oreb :  an owner or operator of a smelteryc or smelteryplay \ˈsmel-t(ə-)rē\ :  an establishment for smelting

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15th Century

First Known Use of smelter

15th century


SMELTER Defined for English Language Learners

smelter

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Definition of smelter for English Language Learners

  • : a machine used for smelting metal

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