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cal·en·der

 (kăl′ən-dər)
n.
A machine in which paper or cloth is made smooth and glossy by being pressed through rollers.
tr.v. cal·en·dered, cal·en·der·ing, cal·en·ders
To press (paper or cloth) in the rollers of such a machine.

[French calandre, from Vulgar Latin *colendra, alteration (possibly influenced by Latin columna, column) of Latin cylindrus, roller; see cylinder.]

cal′en·der·er n.

calender

(ˈkælɪndə)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a machine in which paper or cloth is glazed or smoothed by passing between rollers
vb
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to subject (material) to such a process
[C17: from French calandre, of unknown origin]

calender

(ˈkælɪndə)
n
(Islam) a member of a mendicant order of dervishes in Turkey, Iran, and India
[from Persian kalandar]

cal•en•der

(ˈkæl ən dər)

n., v. -dered, -der•ing. n.
1. a machine in which cloth, paper, or the like is smoothed, glazed, etc., by pressing between rotating cylinders.
2. a machine for impregnating fabric with rubber, as in the manufacture of automobile tires.
v.t.
3. to press in a calender.
[1505–15; < Middle French calandre]
cal′en•der•er, n.

calender


Past participle: calendered
Gerund: calendering

Imperative
calender
calender
Present
I calender
you calender
he/she/it calenders
we calender
you calender
they calender
Preterite
I calendered
you calendered
he/she/it calendered
we calendered
you calendered
they calendered
Present Continuous
I am calendering
you are calendering
he/she/it is calendering
we are calendering
you are calendering
they are calendering
Present Perfect
I have calendered
you have calendered
he/she/it has calendered
we have calendered
you have calendered
they have calendered
Past Continuous
I was calendering
you were calendering
he/she/it was calendering
we were calendering
you were calendering
they were calendering
Past Perfect
I had calendered
you had calendered
he/she/it had calendered
we had calendered
you had calendered
they had calendered
Future
I will calender
you will calender
he/she/it will calender
we will calender
you will calender
they will calender
Future Perfect
I will have calendered
you will have calendered
he/she/it will have calendered
we will have calendered
you will have calendered
they will have calendered
Future Continuous
I will be calendering
you will be calendering
he/she/it will be calendering
we will be calendering
you will be calendering
they will be calendering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been calendering
you have been calendering
he/she/it has been calendering
we have been calendering
you have been calendering
they have been calendering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been calendering
you will have been calendering
he/she/it will have been calendering
we will have been calendering
you will have been calendering
they will have been calendering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been calendering
you had been calendering
he/she/it had been calendering
we had been calendering
you had been calendering
they had been calendering
Conditional
I would calender
you would calender
he/she/it would calender
we would calender
you would calender
they would calender
Past Conditional
I would have calendered
you would have calendered
he/she/it would have calendered
we would have calendered
you would have calendered
they would have calendered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calender - a machine that smooths or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollerscalender - a machine that smooths or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Verb1.calender - press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets; "calender paper"
press - place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure; "pressed flowers"
Translations

calender

nKalander m
vtkalandern

calender

[ˈkælɪndəʳ] n (Tech) → calandra
References in classic literature ?
The porter, although half asleep from the wine he had drunk, heard the words, and without moving cried angrily to the Calender, "Sit down and mind your own business.
Each Calender took the one he preferred, and began to play a well-known air, while the ladies sang the words of the song.
We know no more than you," said the Calender to whom he had spoken.
She soon returned saying that three Calenders, all blind in the right eye, and all with their heads, faces, and eyebrows clean shaved, begged for admittance, as they were newly arrived in Bagdad, and night had already fallen.
The three Calenders bowed low on entering, and thanked the ladies for their kindness and hospitality.
While the vizir, Giafar, was talking to the ladies the Caliph was occupied in wondering who they could be, and why the three Calenders had each lost his right eye.
Having done this she begged the Calenders to sit on a sofa on one side of the room, and the Caliph and his friends to place themselves opposite.
Zobeida then got up from her seat between the Calenders and the Caliph and walked slowly across to where the porter stood with the dogs.
The Calenders and the Caliph looked at each other, and whispered together, unheard by Zobeida and Sadie, who were tending their fainting sister.
My lord," answered all the Calenders together, "we came here for the first time an hour before you.
But they made up their minds to die bravely, all except the porter, who loudly inquired of Zobeida why he was to suffer for other people's faults, and declared that these misfortunes would never have happened if it had not been for the Calenders, who always brought ill-luck.
Meanwhile Zobeida had turned to the three Calenders and inquired if, as they were all blind, they were brothers.