Calender Cal"en*der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Calendered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Calendering}.] [Cf. F. calandrer. See {Calender}, n.] To press between rollers for the purpose of making smooth and glossy, or wavy, as woolen and silk stuffs, linens, paper, etc. --Ure. [1913 Webster]

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