Sinter meaning

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A chemical sediment or crust, as of porous silica, deposited by a mineral spring.
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A mass formed by sintering.
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To cause (metallic powder, for example) to form a coherent mass by heating without melting.
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To form a coherent mass by heating without melting.
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A concretionary sediment of silica or calcium carbonate deposited near the mouth of a mineral spring, geyser, etc.
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A bonded mass of metal particles shaped and partially fused by pressure and heating below the melting point.
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To become or make into a sinter.
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(geology) An alluvial sediment deposited by a mineral spring.
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A mass formed by sintering.
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A mixture of iron ore and fluxes added to a blast furnace.
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To compact and heat a powder to form a solid mass.
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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