Sinter Definition

sĭntər
sinters
noun
A concretionary sediment of silica or calcium carbonate deposited near the mouth of a mineral spring, geyser, etc.
Webster's New World
A bonded mass of metal particles shaped and partially fused by pressure and heating below the melting point.
Webster's New World

A mass formed by sintering.

Wiktionary

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

Wiktionary
verb

To become or make into a sinter.

Webster's New World
To cause (metallic powder, for example) to form a coherent mass by heating without melting.
American Heritage
To form a coherent mass by heating without melting.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Sinter

Noun

Singular:
sinter
Plural:
sinters

Origin of Sinter

  • German from Middle High German dross, metal slag from Old High German

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From German Sinter.

    From Wiktionary

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