Calender ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Calender ( noun )

  1. A machine used for smoothing and finishing textiles, paper, or other materials, by pressing them between rollers.
  2. A machine used for printing on paper, by passing it through rollers that are inked and engraved.

Origin:

From old french calandre, from latin calandria, from calandria ("a type of furnace").

Examples:

  1. The calender was used to smooth and finish the fabric before cutting.
  2. The paper was run through the calender to make it smooth and glossy.
  3. The calender was used to produce high-quality printing on the paper.
  4. After the paper had been printed, it was passed through the calender to fix the ink.
  5. The calender was used to press the fabric between heated rollers to make it smooth and even.

(As a verb)

Calender ( verb )

  1. A machine used for smoothing and finishing textiles, paper, or other materials, by pressing them between rollers.
  2. A machine used for printing on paper, by passing it through rollers that are inked and engraved.

Origin:

From old french calandre, from latin calandria, from calandria ("a type of furnace").

Examples:

  1. The calender was used to smooth and finish the fabric before cutting.
  2. The paper was run through the calender to make it smooth and glossy.
  3. The calender was used to produce high-quality printing on the paper.
  4. After the paper had been printed, it was passed through the calender to fix the ink.
  5. The calender was used to press the fabric between heated rollers to make it smooth and even.
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