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a. An apparatus for smelting.
b. also smelt·er·y (smĕl′tə-rē) pl. smelt·er·ies An establishment for smelting.
2. One who is engaged in the smelting industry.
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Noun1.smeltery - an industrial plant for smeltingsmeltery - an industrial plant for smelting  
industrial plant, plant, works - buildings for carrying on industrial labor; "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
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