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Meaning of SINTER

Pronunciation:  'sintur

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

SINTER is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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