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sinter

[′sin·tər]
(metallurgy)
The product of a sintering operation.
A shaped body composed of metal powders and produced by sintering with or without previous compacting.
(mineralogy)
(petrology)
A chemical sedimentary rock deposited by precipitation from mineral waters, especially siliceous sinter and calcareous sinter.
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sinter

To form a material from fusible powder by holding the pressed powder at a temperature just below its melting point for a period of time; the particles are fused (sintered) together, but the mass, as a whole, does not melt.
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