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Calender

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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Cal=en=der

CIDE DICTIONARY

Calendern. [F. calandre, LL. calendra, corrupted fr. L. cylindrus a cylinder, Gr. . See Cylinider.].
  •  A machine, used for the purpose of giving cloth, paper, etc., a smooth, even, and glossy or glazed surface, by cold or hot pressure, or for watering them and giving them a wavy appearance. It consists of two or more cylinders revolving nearly in contact, with the necessary apparatus for moving and regulating.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who pursues the business of calendering.  [1913 Webster]
    "My good friend the calender."  [1913 Webster]
Calenderv. i. [Cf. F. calandrer. See Calender, n.].
     To press between rollers for the purpose of making smooth and glossy, or wavy, as woolen and silk stuffs, linens, paper, etc.  Ure.  [1913 Webster]
Calendern. [Per. qalender.].
     One of a sect or order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Calender, n. & v.
--n. a machine in which cloth, paper, etc., is pressed by rollers to glaze or smooth it.
--v.tr. press in a calender.

Etymology
F calendre(r), of unkn. orig.

ROGET THESAURUS

Calender

Smoothness

VB smooth, smoothen, plane, file, mow, shave, level, roll, macadamize, polish, burnish, calender, glaze, iron, hot-press, mangle, lubricate.


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