siliceous or calcareous matter deposited by springs, as that formed around the vent of a geyser.
Metallurgy. the product of a sintering operation.
verb (used with object)
Metallurgy. to bring about agglomeration in (metal particles) by heating.
a whitish porous incrustation, usually consisting of silica, that is deposited from hot springs
the product of a sintering process
another name for cinder (sense 3)
(transitive) to form large particles, lumps, or masses from (metal powders or powdery ores) by heating or pressure or both


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