Perfectly clear now

It consists of fine iron ore fused at high temperature with fluxes to form a porus clinker, which is later charged to the blast furnace.

That was the second of the three sentences comprising the Wikipedia definition of "Sinter" as I found it a few minutes ago. (I have since moved the information to the discussion page of the much larger and clear article "Sintering" for checking and merging.)

It's been a long time since I've seen such an obscure definition (written seriously) Gotta be a record.


Responses: 2 so far

  1. Anna says:

    Wow. That's beautiful! My chemistry education (what's left of it) is singing little ditties in celebration of such an entry.
    Yes, I AM being perfectly serious.

  2. Tim McCormack says:

    I have no doubt you are being perfectly serious.

    And for someone who has some background in the field, it is a gorgeously clear and concise statement.

    However, I think it perhaps a bit too technical to comprise nearly the entire body of a Wikipedia article!