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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
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