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Calender meaning

calender - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets; " calender paper"
  2. 2. A machine, used for the purpose of giving cloth, paper, etc., a smooth, even, and glossy or glazed surface, by cold or hot pressure, or for watering them and giving them a wavy appearance. It consists of two or more cylinders revolving nearly in contact, with the necessary apparatus for moving and regulating.
  3. 3. One who pursues the business of calendering.
  4. 4. To press between rollers for the purpose of making smooth and glossy, or wavy, as woolen and silk stuffs, linens, paper, etc.
  5. 5. One of a sect or order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes.

calender - examples of usage

  1. There is no stone, above or below ground, white enough to mark, worthily, in my calender, the fifth day of last June. - "Border and Bastille", George A. Lawrence.
  2. Of all which manner of apt wordes to make these stranger feet of three times which go not so currant with our eare as the dactil, the maker should haue a good iudgement to know them by their manner of orthographie and by their accent which serue most fitly for euery foote, or else he shoulde haue always a little calender of them apart to vse readily when he shall neede them. - "The Arte of English Poesie", George Puttenham.
  3. The tobacconist was Jacob Brandon, well known to the elder Mr. Inglis, and the person who started the motto, the instant he was asked for such a thing, was Harry Calender of Lloyd's, a scholar and a wit. - "A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)", Augustus de Morgan.
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