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sin·ter

 (sĭn′tər)
n.
1. Geology A chemical sediment or crust, as of porous silica, deposited by a mineral spring.
2. A mass formed by sintering.
v. sin·tered, sin·ter·ing, sin·ters
v.tr.
To cause (metallic powder, for example) to form a coherent mass by heating without melting.
v.intr.
To form a coherent mass by heating without melting.

[German, from Middle High German, dross, metal slag, from Old High German.]

sin′ter·a·bil′i·ty n.

sinter

(ˈsɪntə)
n
1. (Geological Science) a whitish porous incrustation, usually consisting of silica, that is deposited from hot springs
2. (Metallurgy) the product of a sintering process
3. (Metallurgy) another name for cinder3
vb
(Metallurgy) (tr) to form large particles, lumps, or masses from (metal powders or powdery ores) by heating or pressure or both
[C18: German: cinder]

sin•ter

(ˈsɪn tər)

n.
1. siliceous or calcareous matter deposited by springs, as that formed around the vent of a geyser.
v.t.
2. to cause (metal particles) to bond together by pressing and heating.
[1770–80; < German: dross; see cinder]

sinter


Past participle: sintered
Gerund: sintering

Imperative
sinter
sinter
Present
I sinter
you sinter
he/she/it sinters
we sinter
you sinter
they sinter
Preterite
I sintered
you sintered
he/she/it sintered
we sintered
you sintered
they sintered
Present Continuous
I am sintering
you are sintering
he/she/it is sintering
we are sintering
you are sintering
they are sintering
Present Perfect
I have sintered
you have sintered
he/she/it has sintered
we have sintered
you have sintered
they have sintered
Past Continuous
I was sintering
you were sintering
he/she/it was sintering
we were sintering
you were sintering
they were sintering
Past Perfect
I had sintered
you had sintered
he/she/it had sintered
we had sintered
you had sintered
they had sintered
Future
I will sinter
you will sinter
he/she/it will sinter
we will sinter
you will sinter
they will sinter
Future Perfect
I will have sintered
you will have sintered
he/she/it will have sintered
we will have sintered
you will have sintered
they will have sintered
Future Continuous
I will be sintering
you will be sintering
he/she/it will be sintering
we will be sintering
you will be sintering
they will be sintering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sintering
you have been sintering
he/she/it has been sintering
we have been sintering
you have been sintering
they have been sintering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sintering
you will have been sintering
he/she/it will have been sintering
we will have been sintering
you will have been sintering
they will have been sintering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sintering
you had been sintering
he/she/it had been sintering
we had been sintering
you had been sintering
they had been sintering
Conditional
I would sinter
you would sinter
he/she/it would sinter
we would sinter
you would sinter
they would sinter
Past Conditional
I would have sintered
you would have sintered
he/she/it would have sintered
we would have sintered
you would have sintered
they would have sintered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sinter - cause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting
shape, mould, mold, form, forge, work - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
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It was shown earlier [14] that limestone sinters under atmospheric conditions before any significant decomposition, calcination or reaction occurs and that limestone shows a significant sintering at 750[degrees]C.
On the contrary, roughness of sinters with fulled material with ceramic powder is still a little smaller than in the PA 2200 material.
As detailed in the report, China is estimated to have approximately 500 sinters with a total sintering bed capacity of 53,820 m2.