• WordNet 3.6
    • n smelter an industrial plant for smelting
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Smelter One who, or that which, smelts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n smelter One who is engaged in smelting, or who works in an establishment where ores are smelted.
    • n smelter In the Cordilleran region, smelting-works.
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In literature:

That night summonses went forth calling his "business associates" to an Extraordinary General Meeting of the North European Smelter Syndicate.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
In the morning her father would be off to the smelter.
"The Transformation of Job" by Frederick Vining Fisher
I suppose they have to have those big smelters over there and all those other things.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
Not down to the smelter at San Remo, surely.
"The Boys of Crawford's Basin" by Sidford F. Hamp
Antimony smelters were developed in the United States to handle these ores.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
The mine-owner struggled for his profits with the smelter who used his ore.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
There are only a few smelters in or near the State and these are controlled by large mining companies.
"Arizona's Yesterday" by John H. Cady
The other two were adding logs to the smelter's fire.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
They were hidden from the bastion by the buildings of the smelter and reduction plant.
"Vulcan's Workshop" by Harl Vincent
I didn't see him for some years, when he showed up in Pueblo, where I was workin' in a smelter.
"The Vagrant Duke" by George Gibbs

In news:

China: Alcan In Smelter Venture.
Alcan Inc has agreed to set up a joint venture with the Qingtongxia Aluminum Company of China in which Alcan would take a 50 percent stake in a 130,000-ton smelter slated for expansion.
But it was clear that Boulware had found Saxonia, because the smelter 's brick-and-stone chimney still stands among the pine trees.
But most other Northwest smelters shut down in the past 10 years as regional power demands increased and prices rose.
It's the beginning of the end for Exide Technologies' secondary lead smelter in Frisco.
Supporters have hired engineers for the $34,000 testing through Friday of the former Asarco LLC smelter smokestack .
Announced that its current tantalum powder and wire suppliers were in compliance with the Conflict-Free Smelter Program (CFS).
Tantalum Capacitors Comply with Conflict-Free Smelter Program.
Upgrade to vastly increase Rio Tinto 's Kitimat smelter's efficiency.
Rio Tinto will invest an additional $2.7 billion to modernize its aluminum smelter in Kitimat, British Columbia.
Upgrade to vastly increase Rio Tinto's Kitimat smelter's efficiency.
What Will it Take to Make Western Kentucky Aluminum Smelters Profitable.
(AP) — Century Aluminum on Tuesday rejected a proposal meant to aid the restart of its West Virginia smelter.
News End-User News Smelters, Refineries Targeted for Superfund Action. has been awarded the contract to supply two oxygen plants at the site of a copper smelter being built in Zambia by Kansanshi Mining Plc.