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



  More Specific:
rainbow smelt / Osmerus mordax - important marine and landlocked food fish of eastern North America and Alaska
sparling / European smelt / Osmerus eperlanus - the common smelt of Europe
capelin / capelan / caplin - very small northern fish


  Member Meronym:
    Osmeridae     family Osmeridae


  More Generic:
    soft-finned fish     malacopterygian


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



  More Specific:
American smelt / rainbow smelt - common smelt of eastern North America and Alaska
European smelt / sparling - common smelt of Europe


  Part Meronym:
    smelt


  More Generic:
    fish


3. smelt  (verb) 
extract (metals) by heating



  Entails:
    heat     heat up

  More Generic:
    produce     make     create


 

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