Calender

  • 1 calender — ⇒CALENDER, subst. masc. [Chez les Musulmans] Moine mendiant. L histoire des trois calenders borgnes (A. FRANCE, Le Lys rouge, 1894, p. 321). P. anal. Moi, je me compte pour rien, je suis un passe partout, un calender, comme disait Gobineau… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Calender — Cal en*der, n. [F. calandre, LL. calendra, corrupted fr. L. cylindrus a cylinder, Gr. ?????????. See {Cylinider}.] 1. A machine, used for the purpose of giving cloth, paper, etc., a smooth, even, and glossy or glazed surface, by cold or hot… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 calender — (v.) to pass through a calender, a machine which smooths and presses paper, cloth, etc., 1510s, from Fr. calandre, the machine name, from M.L. calendra, so called from the shape of the machine used, from L. cylindrus, from Gk. kylindros roll,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 calender — calender1 [kal′ən dər] n. [Fr calendre < ML calendra < L cylindrus, CYLINDER] a machine with rollers between which paper, cloth, etc. is run, as to give it a smooth or glossy finish vt. [Fr calendrer < the n.] to process (paper, cloth,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Calender — Cal en*der, n. [Per. qalender.] One of a sect or order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Calender — Calender, S. Kalender …

    Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • 8 calender — index set down Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 calender — m. Monje *musulmán de una orden fundada en el siglo XIII …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 10 calender — CALENDER. s. m. Nom de certains Religieux Turcs ou Persans, la plupart vagabonds …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 11 Calender — This article is about a device for smoothing paper. For the method of timekeeping, see calendar. A calender (or kalandar) is also an order of dervishes in Turkey and Persia. The calender is a series of hard pressure rollers at the end of a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 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

  • 13 Calender — This interesting surname has two origins. Firstly, it may be from an occupational name for a person who gave a smooth finish to freshly woven cloth by passing it between heavy rollers to compress the weave. The English term for such a worker,… …

    Surnames reference

  • 14 calender — cal·en·der || kælɪndÉ™ v. press or smooth a material by running it through a calender n. machine with two rotating cylinders that presses cloth or paper to give it a smooth surface; machine used to cover fabric with rubber …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 calender — [ kalɪndə] noun a machine in which cloth or paper is pressed by rollers to glaze or smooth it. verb press in a calender. Origin C15: from Fr. calendre (n.), calendrer (v.) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 calender — I. n. Hot press. II. v. a. Smooth or glaze (by a calender) …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 calender — cal•en•der [[t]ˈkæl ən dər[/t]] n. v. dered, der•ing 1) mac tex a machine in which cloth, paper, or the like is smoothed, glazed, etc., by pressing between rotating cylinders 2) mac a machine for impregnating fabric with rubber, as in the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 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

  • 19 calender — kalandras statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Besisukančių velenų sistema lakštiniams gaminiams gaminti ar apdirbti. atitikmenys: angl. calender rus. каландр …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 20 calender — n. & v. n. a machine in which cloth, paper, etc., is pressed by rollers to glaze or smooth it. v.tr. press in a calender. Etymology: F calendre(r), of unkn. orig …

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