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smelt

(smĕlt)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of smell
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Shelley Louise Sanigar Smelt it in Pontprennau this morning.
Louise Regulski Smelt it yesterday in my kitchen and even turned off the heating just in case.
Lengths of adult smelt varied, ranging from 5.5 to 8 inches.
A variety of different nets were deployed at Newburn, in the Tyne estuary, and among numbers of young salmon, sea trout and dace, eight smelt were caught.
As recently as 1999, fishery biologists were lamenting a smelt meltdown.
The interaction between boron compounds and potassium and chlorine also needs further study to establish more generally the expected changes in the smelt and superheater deposit melting properties.
Earlier research on smelt feeding in Lake Peipsi and in Lake Pihkva (Tikhomirova, 1974) showed that smelt larvae feed mainly on cladocerans (Bosmina, Chydorus, Daphnia cucullata, and Diaphanosoma brachyurum, occasionally Leptodora and Sida) and copepods (Diaptomus, Cyclops, Mesocyclops) during the spring-summer period.
Application: In the floor tubes of kraft recovery boilers, conditions are conducive to stress-corrosion cracking in composite metal when smelt that is rich in sulfur enters a molten phase.
Other smelters were already setting-up or wading into the lake in search of schools of smelt. With a few acknowledgments to the shadowy figures we passed, we headed directly down the rocky shoreline to our favorite location where large cracks in the bedrock lake bed and drop-offs seemed to attract the smelt.
Results showed that, while the left nostril was more accurate in detecting the perfumes, everything smelt much sweeter with the right.