Smelter vs Shelter - What's the difference?

smelter | shelter |


As nouns the difference between smelter and shelter

is that smelter is a person employed to do smelting while shelter is a refuge, haven or other cover or protection from something.

As a verb shelter is

to provide cover from damage or harassment; to shield; to protect.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

smelter

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person employed to do smelting.
  • He works as a smelter .
  • A machine used to smelt metal.
  • :Throw the scrap in the smelter so we can melt it down and reuse it.
  • A place where smelting is done.
  • :We'll take the scrap to the smelter and get some money for it.
  • Anagrams

    * ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Verb

    (head)
  • shelter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A refuge, haven or other cover or protection from something.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1928, author=Lawrence R. Bourne
  • , title=Well Tackled! , chapter=7 citation , passage=The detective kept them in view. He made his way casually along the inside of the shelter until he reached an open scuttle close to where the two men were standing talking. Eavesdropping was not a thing Larard would have practised from choice, but there were times when, in the public interest, he had to do it, and this was one of them.}}
  • An institution that provides temporary housing for homeless people, battered women etc.
  • Derived terms

    * bus shelter

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To provide cover from damage or harassment; to shield; to protect.
  • * Dryden
  • Those ruins sheltered once his sacred head.
  • * Southey
  • You have no convents in which such persons may be received and sheltered .
  • To take cover.
  • During the rainstorm, we sheltered under a tree.