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Verb: sinter  sin-tu(r)
  1. Cause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting
    "Wet scrubbers have been installed on sinter plants in the United States"

Derived forms: sintering, sintered, sinters

See also: sintered

Type of: forge, form, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], shape, work

Encyclopedia: Sinter