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- v. Present participle of smelt.
- n. The process of melting or fusion, especially to extract a metal from its ore.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from smelt.
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Iyer Sundar Raj, a spokesman for the Tuticorin smelter, told Dow Jones Newswires that since smelting is a process-based industry, shutting down of operations will take time.
For example, private firms generated sales of 797.3 billion yuan (US$101 billion) last year an annual growth of 55 per cent since 2000 in smelting and processing of ferrous and non-ferrous metals alone.
That is a British company which came with English, capital to Queensland some years ago and spent quite a lot of money developing that vast silver-lead mine, away in the interior, working under pretty hard conditions because it was costing a considerable amount of money to transport coke and other materials required for smelting from the coast to the mine.
(Isa 1: 24); degenerate princes (see on  Isa 1: 22), intermingled with the elect "remnant" of grace. tin -- Hebrew, bedil, here the alloy of lead, tin, &c., separated by smelting from the silver.
Portions of it falling in the fire might have suggested the idea of smelting and of molding -- might, at least, have lead to experiments in that line.
Counts, and they leased out single portions, called smelting furnaces, sometimes for lives, sometimes for a term of years.
The whole working of the mines belonged to the Counts, and they leased out single portions, called smelting furnaces, sometimes for lives, sometimes for a term of years.
But the same popular prejudice which existed against the use of coal for domestic purposes, prevented its being employed for purposes of manufacture; and they were thought very foolish persons indeed who first promulgated the idea of smelting iron by means of pit-coal.
Dioxins, industrial byproducts that have been linked to cancer and other ailments, result from manufacturing processes such as smelting and paper production.
It occurs naturally in soil and is used in industrial processes such as smelting and electroplating.
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