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calender

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verb cal·en·der \ˈka-lən-dər\

Definition of calender

calendered

;

calendering

play \-d(ə-)riŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  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

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


First Known Use: 1513

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calender

noun cal·en·der

Definition of calender

  1. :  a machine for calendering something

1688

First Known Use of calender

1688

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calender

noun cal·en·der

Definition of calender

  1. :  a member of a Sufic order of wandering mendicant dervishes

Origin and Etymology of calender

Persian qalandar


First Known Use: 1621


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