calender

[ kal-uh n-der ]SEE DEFINITION OF calender
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“Ay, where the Frenchmen live that calender worsted,” returned Giles.

The verb to calender, to press and gloss cloth, etc., is from Old Fr.

They are then subjected to the powerful pressure of the calender rollers.

The calender is also used to press rubber into sheets of uniform thickness.

Whereof at present we find experience in the Calender we observe.

He had no sooner returned this answer, than a third calender overtook us.

You are usurping the Pope's function, and adding a new name to the calender.

Referring to his Shepheards Calender Spenser thus gracefully indicates his change from pastoral to epic poetry.

To calender paper, it is run through a series of alternate "chilled" and "paper" rolls.

The calender rollers are heated so as to keep the rubber compound plastic.

WORD ORIGIN

"to pass through a calender," a machine which smooths and presses paper, cloth, etc., 1510s, from Middle French calandre, the machine name, from Medieval Latin calendra (see calender (n.)).

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