Meaning of sinter

sin•ter

Pronunciation: (sin'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. siliceous or calcareous matter deposited by springs, as that formed around the vent of a geyser.
  2. the product of a sintering operation.
—v.t.
  1. to bring about agglomeration in (metal particles) by heating.
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