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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of smelt.


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  • He had seen Ehomba utilize the power of the sword smelted from sky metal, but until the fight with the spinning storm cloud he had never imagined the extent of that power.

    Carnivores of Light and Darkness

  • It's what remains of the Chrysler Imperial after it was dredged from the Rouge River and smelted down before a live audience during a performance of the opera Khu's third act.

    G. Roger Denson: From Detroit, Egypt: Matthew Barney Resurrects an American God

  • In Khu, after plunging off a bridge into Detroit's Rouge River, the Imperial is dredged up, smelted down into scrap metal at an abandoned Ford mill, then reincarnated as a 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.

    G. Roger Denson: From Detroit, Egypt: Matthew Barney Resurrects an American God

  • Locally, we have some Canadian jerks and wall street hedge fund scumbags trying to drop a copper mine, in which process they intend to fill up three good hunting canyons with "waste rock," so they can ship the copper to China to have it smelted.

    Bush Administration v. Environmental Groups

  • “A mixture of iron, steel, onyx, and obsidian, smelted together to become a magical tool.”

    Arcana Magi Pure - c.4

  • Einstein would be furious, but even he could appreciate her talent and skill, boiled and smelted and spit upon since she was old enough to stand.

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  • Some never quite make it past that dried blood colored mud, others are cast iron (they been smelted, but they are brittle).

    Why Are The Ammo Shelves Empty? What, Exactly, Are People Afraid Of?

  • When these were worked in medieval times and later, in the 19th century, the winding river would have been thronged with boats carrying ores, smelted silver and lead, and all the necessary supplies for mines and miners.

    Country diary: Bere Alston, Tamar Valley

  • And then of course melted all the gold, or welded it, or smelted it, all into one piece.


  • Scrap prices are rising faster than primary metal, which is smelted for ore, in important markets like copper, aluminum and steel, as demand grows from U.S. manufacturers looking to save on energy costs and from Asian buyers that need raw materials of all kinds.

    Scramble for Scrap Metal


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