calender

[n] - a machine that smoothes or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers 2. [v] - press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets
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Calender

To make the surface of paper smooth by pressing it between rollers during manufacturing.
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Calender

archaic or obsolete terms > Occupations:Listed documents.
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Calender

Cal'en·der noun [ French calandre , Late Latin calendra , corrupted from Latin cylindrus a cylinder, Greek ............................ See Cylinider .] 1. A machine, used for the purpose of giving cloth, paper, etc., a smooth, even, and glossy or glazed surface, by...
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Calender

Cal'en·der intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Calendered ; present participle & verbal noun Calendering .] [ Confer French calandrer . See Calender , noun ] To press between rollers for...
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Calender

Cal'en·der noun [ Persian qalender .] One of a sect or order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes.
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calender

noun a machine that smooths or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers
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calender

verb press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets; `calender paper`
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Calender

• (n.) One of a sect or order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes. • (n.) One who pursues the business of calendering. • (n.) To press between rollers for the purpose of making smooth and glossy, or wavy, as woolen and silk stuffs, linens, paper, etc. • (n.) A machine, used for the purpose of giving cloth, paper, etc.,...
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Calender

To make paper smooth and glossy by passing it between rollers during manufacturing.
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Calender

A calender is a machine consisting of two or more cylinders (calenders) revolving so nearly in contact with each other that cloth or paper passed between them is smoothed and glazed by their pressure, or some other kind of finish is imparted to the surface - a process known as calendering.
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Calender

A calender is a series of hard pressure rollers used to form or smooth a sheet of material such as paper or plastic film. In a principal paper application, the calender is located at the end of a papermaking process (on-line). Those that are used separate from the process (off-line) are also called supercalenders. The purpose of a calender is to m...
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Calender

A process to flatten fabric involving alternating smooth metal and cloth-wrapped rollers, similar to ironing. The process can also be used to apply different finishes to pre-treated textiles, as well as to coat fabrics with plastics or rubber.
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Calender

Not a fabric, but a method of flattening fabric similar to ironing. It uses a process of alternating metal and cloth-wrapped rollers.
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calender

machine with rollers which presses paper or cloth
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