Calcareous sinter, a loose banded variety of calcite formed by deposition from lime-bearing waters; calcareous tufa; travertine.Ceraunian sinter, fulgurite.Siliceous sinter, a light cellular or fibrous opal; especially, geyserite (see Geyserite). It has often a pearly luster, and is then called pearl sinter.

(Sin"to or Sin"tu Sin"to*ism) Sintoist
(Sin"to*ist). See Shinto, etc.

(||Sin"toc) n. A kind of spice used in the East Indies, consisting of the bark of a species of Cinnamomum. [Written also sindoc.]

(Sin"u*ate) a. [L. sinuatus, p. p. of sinuare to wind, bend, fr. sinus a bend.] Having the margin alternately curved inward and outward; having rounded lobes separated by rounded sinuses; sinuous; wavy.

(Sin"u*ate) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sinuated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sinuating.] To bend or curve in and out; to wind; to turn; to be sinuous. Woodward.

(Sin"u*a`ted) a. Same as Sinuate.

(Sin`u*a"tion) n. [L. sinuatio.] A winding or bending in and out.

(Sin"u*ose`) a. Sinuous. Loudon.

(Sin`u*os"i*ty) n.; pl. Sinuosities [Cf. F. sinuosité.]

1. Quality or state of being sinuous.

2. A bend, or a series of bends and turns; a winding, or a series of windings; a wave line; a curve.

A line of coast certainly amounting, with its sinuosities, to more than 700 miles.
Sydney Smith.

(Sin"u*ous) a. [L. sinuosus, fr. sinus a bent surface, a curve: cf. F. sinueux. See Sinus.] Bending in and out; of a serpentine or undulating form; winding; crooked.Sin"u*ous*ly, adv.

Streaking the ground with sinuous trace.

Gardens bright with sinuous rills.

(Si`nu*pal"li*ate) a. (Zoöl.) Having a pallial sinus. See under Sinus.

(Si"nus) n.; pl. L. Sinus, E. Sinuses [L., a bent surface, a curve, the folds or bosom of a garment, etc., a bay. Cf. Sine, n.]

1. An opening; a hollow; a bending.

2. A bay of the sea; a recess in the shore.

3. (Anat. & Zoöl.) A cavity; a depression. Specifically: (a) A cavity in a bone or other part, either closed or with a narrow opening. (b) A dilated vessel or canal.

4. (Med.) A narrow, elongated cavity, in which pus is collected; an elongated abscess with only a small orifice.

5. (Bot.) A depression between adjoining lobes.

Sinsring to Sire

(Sins"ring) n. (Zoöl.) Same as Banxring.

(Sin"ter) n. [G. Cf. Cinder.] (Min.) Dross, as of iron; the scale which files from iron when hammered; — applied as a name to various minerals.

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