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calender

Syllabification: cal·en·der
Pronunciation: /ˈkaləndər
 
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Definition of calender in English:

noun

A machine in which cloth or paper is pressed by rollers to glaze or smooth it.

verb

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Press in a calender.
Example sentences
  • After calendering, the media is slit into the desired tape width.
  • Later refinements included calendered surfaces produced by passing sheets through rollers.
  • The calendering process provides a uniformity of thickness that surpasses the uniformity achieved by extrusion.

Origin

late 15th century (as a verb): from French calendre (noun), calendrer (verb), of unknown origin.

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