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calender

verb cal·en·der \ ˈka-lən-dər \

Definition of calender

calendered; calendering play \-d(ə-)riŋ\
: to press (cloth, rubber, paper, etc.) between rollers or plates in order to smooth and glaze or to thin into sheets

calenderer

play \-dər-ər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of calender

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

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calender

noun

Definition of calender

: a machine for calendering something

First Known Use of calender

1688

in the meaning defined above

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calender

noun

Definition of calender

: a member of a Sufic order of wandering mendicant dervishes

Origin and Etymology of calender

Persian qalandar


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