Meaning of CALENDER in English

CALENDER

[cal.en.der] vt -dered ; -der.ing [MF calandrer, fr. calandre machine for calendering, fr. (assumed) VL colendra cylinder, modif. of Gk kylindros--more at cylinder] (1513): 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 n

[2]calender n (1688): a machine for calendering something [3]calender n [Per qalandar, fr. Ar, fr. Per kalandar uncouth man] (1621): a member of a Sufic order of wandering mendicant dervishes

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