supercalender
I. transitive verb Date: 1888 to process (paper) in a supercalender II. noun Date: 1894 a stack of highly polished calender rolls used to give an extra finish to paper

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  • supercalender — [so͞o΄pər kal′ən dər] n. [ SUPER + CALENDER1] a series of polished rollers used in papermaking to give an extra high gloss to the paper vt. to process with a supercalender …   English World dictionary

  • Supercalender — A supercalender is a stack of calenders consisting of alternating steel and fiber covered rolls through which paper is passed to increase its density, smoothness and gloss. It is similar to a calender except that alternate chilled cast iron and… …   Wikipedia

  • supercalender — /sooh peuhr kal euhn deuhr/, n. 1. a roll or set of rolls for giving a high, smooth finish to paper. v.t. 2. to finish (paper) in a supercalender. [1885 90; SUPER + CALENDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • supercalender — 1. noun A stack of calenders consisting of alternating steel and fiber covered rolls through which paper is passed to increase its density, smoothness and gloss. 2. verb …   Wiktionary

  • supercalender — su•per•cal•en•der [[t]ˈsu pərˌkæl ən dər[/t]] n. 1) pri a roll or set of rolls for giving a high, smooth finish to paper 2) pri to finish (paper) in a supercalender • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • Supercalender — Суперкаландр …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • supercalender — verb give a highly glazed finish to (paper) by additional calendering …   English new terms dictionary

  • supercalender — su·per·calender …   English syllables

  • supercalender — /supəˈkæləndə/ (say soohpuh kaluhnduh) verb (t) 1. to give a high gloss finish to (paper) by pressing in a calender. –noun 2. a calender for doing this …   Australian English dictionary

  • supercalender — v.tr. give a highly glazed finish to (paper) by extra calendering …   Useful english dictionary

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