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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Formed into a mass by heat and pressure.

Usage examples (34)
  • Very finely powdered metal, packed tightly and heated to a relatively low temperature -- "sintered" is the word -- becomes a solid mass.
  • Crawling may also happen if the glaze layer cracks before it is sintered.
  • Hitachi poin ts to a diamond-sintered ridge at the tip of the bits as the major timesaving factor.
  • · RHA mixed with soil, nodulized and sintered in a kiln, makes lightweight aggregates for concrete. for more
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