calenderer
noun see calender I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • calenderer — See calender. * * * …   Universalium

  • calenderer — noun One who operates a calender (more properly a calendrer) …   Wiktionary

  • calenderer — n. machine with two rotating cylinders that presses cloth or paper to give a smooth and glossy surface …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calenderer — cal·en·der·er …   English syllables

  • calenderer — dərə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English calenderar, from Middle French calendrer to calender + Middle English ar (variant of er) : one that calenders …   Useful english dictionary

  • calender — calenderer, n. /kal euhn deuhr/, n. 1. a machine in which cloth, paper, or the like, is smoothed, glazed, etc., by pressing between rotating cylinders. 2. a machine for impregnating fabric with rubber, as in the manufacture of automobile tires. v …   Universalium

  • Glazer — Glaz er, n. 1. One who applies glazing, as in pottery manufacture, etc.; one who gives a glasslike or glossy surface to anything; a calenderer or smoother of cloth, paper, and the like. [1913 Webster] 2. A tool or machine used in glazing,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calender — I. transitive verb ( dered; calendering) Etymology: Middle French calandrer, from calandre machine for calendering, from Vulgar Latin *colendra cylinder, modification of Greek kylindros more at cylinder Date: 1513 to press (as cloth, rubber, or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glazer — noun a) One who applies glazing, as in pottery, etc.; one who gives a glasslike or glossy surface to anything; a calenderer or smoother of cloth, paper, etc. b) Slang reference to a person who is prone to endless monologuing; derived from the… …   Wiktionary

  • calender — /ˈkæləndə/ (say kaluhnduh) noun 1. a machine in which cloth, paper, or the like is smoothed, glazed, etc., by pressing between revolving cylinders. 2. Printing paper glazed by such a machine. –verb (t) 3. to press in a calender. {French calandre …   Australian English dictionary

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