Share this entry

Share this page

dandy roll

Syllabification: dan·dy roll
(also dandy roller)

Definition of dandy roll in English:

noun

A roller that is used to solidify partly formed paper during its manufacture, and to impress the water mark.
Example sentences
  • A couple of the light fixtures are made from giant cylindrical paper presses, called dandy rolls, and the bar is constructed from the old water tower lumber, which happens to be cypress.
  • As the dandy roll is pushed into the furnish, it forces the fibers into a cutout in the die.
  • Forming fabrics, dandy rolls and felts leave regular marks on the wet web.

Definition of dandy roll in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day reciprocity
Pronunciation: ˌrɛsɪˈprɒsɪti
noun
exchanging things with others for mutual benefit…