verb (used with object)
Origin of sinter
Examples from the Web for sinter
Muffle furnaces are suitable for fine ores which are liable to decrepitate or sinter.
We proceeded at first over a quantity of sinter debris, and then through some hummocky land.Across Iceland|William Bisiker
Sinter, sin′tėr, n. a name given to rocks precipitated in a crystalline form from mineral waters.
The springs are surrounded by sinter, terraces, and basins in which sick people bathe.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
British Dictionary definitions for sinter
Word Origin for sinter
Word Origin and History for sinter
1780, from German Sinter, cognate with English cinder.