Definitions for sinterˈsɪn tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sin•terˈsɪn tər(n.)

  1. siliceous or calcareous matter deposited by springs, as that formed around the vent of a geyser.

    Category: Geology

  2. (v.t.)to cause (metal particles) to bond together by pressing and heating.

    Category: Metallurgy

Origin of sinter:

1770–80; < G: dross; see cinder

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sinter(verb)

    cause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting

Wiktionary

  1. sinter(Noun)

    An alluvial sediment deposited by a mineral spring.

  2. sinter(Noun)

    A mass formed by sintering.

  3. sinter(Noun)

    A mixture of iron ore and fluxes added to a blast furnace.

  4. sinter(Verb)

    To compact and heat a powder to form a solid mass.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sinter(noun)

    dross, as of iron; the scale which files from iron when hammered; -- applied as a name to various minerals

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