calender

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1cal·en·der

transitive verb \ˈka-lən-dər\
cal·en·deredcal·en·der·ing\-d(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of CALENDER

:  to press (as cloth, rubber, or paper) between rollers or plates in order to smooth and glaze or to thin into sheets
cal·en·der·er \-dər-ər\ noun

Origin of CALENDER

Middle French calandrer, from calandre machine for calendering, from Vulgar Latin *colendra cylinder, modification of Greek kylindros — more at cylinder
First Known Use: 1513

Other Paper Terms

folio, palimpsest, quire, ream

2calender

noun

Definition of CALENDER

:  a machine for calendering something

First Known Use of CALENDER

1688

Other Paper Terms

folio, palimpsest, quire, ream

3calender

noun

Definition of CALENDER

:  a member of a Sufic order of wandering mendicant dervishes

Origin of CALENDER

Persian qalandar
First Known Use: 1621

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