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smelt

(smĕlt)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of smell
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About the beginning of February, a small kind of fish, about six inches long, called by the natives the uthlecan, and resembling the smelt, made its appearance at the mouth of the river.
But what was still more curious, whoever held his finger in the smoke of the kitchen-pot, immediately smelt all the dishes that were cooking on every hearth in the city--this, you see, was something quite different from the rose.
I would go and find the cattle in the valley where I had smelt them out, but I would not bring them to the secret hiding-place.
Tiare -- her father had called her by the name of the white, scented flower which, they tell you, if you have once smelt, will always draw you back to Tahiti in the end, however far you may have roamed -- Tiare remembered Strickland very well.
Food and growth of age-0 smelts, Osmerus eperlanus, in a Norwegian fjord lake.
Smelt Osmerus eperlanus (L.) is the main zooplanktivorous fish species in Lake Peipsi and is so an important predator on zooplankton and large invertebrates in this lake.
Scientists at Kansai University said Tuesday they have succeeded in efficiently extracting antifreeze protein from pond smelts, allowing for the substance to be used in a wide range of areas such as food and medicine.
A team of scientists led by Hidehisa Kawahara, associate professor at the university's Department of Biotechnology, has developed a method to extract the protein not only from blood of smelts, but also from their bodies, they said.
- The rainbow smelt, Osmerus mordax(Mitchill), is an osmerid fish that exhibits extensive life-history diversity throughout watersheds of northeastern North America.
- Evolutionary genetics, mitochondrial DNA, morphological variation, Osmerus, smelt, speciation, sympatric populations.