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Other Sinter Definition

[v] used of powdery metals or ores; to cause to become a coherent mass by heating without melting

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forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

Misc. Definitions

\Sin"ter\, n. [G. Cf. {Cinder}.] (Min.) Dross, as of iron; the scale which files from iron when hammered; -- applied as a name to various minerals. {Calcareous sinter}, a loose banded variety of calcite formed by deposition from lime-bearing waters; calcareous tufa; travertine. {Ceraunian sinter}, fulgurite. {Siliceous sinter}, a light cellular or fibrous opal; especially, geyserite (see {Geyserite}). It has often a pearly luster, and is then called pearl sinter.

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