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sinter

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verb sin·ter \ˈsin-tər\

Definition of sinter

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause to become a coherent mass by heating without melting

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo sintering

sinter noun
sin·ter·abil·i·ty play \ˌsin-tə-rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun


Origin of sinter

German Sinter slag, cinder, from Old High German sintar — more at cinder


First Known Use: 1871


Medical Dictionary

sinter

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transitive verb sin·ter \ˈsint-ər\

Medical Definition of sinter

  1. :  to cause to become a coherent mass by heating without melting <the binding of sintered hydroxyapatite with bone>




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "sinter" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "sinter"


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