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dandy roll

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A cylinder of wire gauze pressed on moist pulp before it starts through the rollers of a papermaking device and resulting in the production of a watermark. Also called dandy roller.

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dandy roller

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(Mechanical Engineering) a light roller used in the manufacture of certain papers to produce watermarks
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