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Definitions of calender

  1. press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets; as of paper or cloth
  2. a machine that smoothes or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers
  3. press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets; " calender paper"
  4. A machine, used for the purpose of giving cloth, paper, etc., a smooth, even, and glossy or glazed surface, by cold or hot pressure, or for watering them and giving them a wavy appearance. It consists of two or more cylinders revolving nearly in contact, with the necessary apparatus for moving and regulating.
  5. One who pursues the business of calendering.
  6. To press between rollers for the purpose of making smooth and glossy, or wavy, as woolen and silk stuffs, linens, paper, etc.
  7. One of a sect or order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes.
  8. A machine containing heated rollers for smoothing and glazing paper or cloth.
  9. To press in a smoothing machine.
  10. ( a corruption of CYLINDER) A press consisting of two rollers for smoothing and dressing cloth: a person who calenders, property a calendrer.
  11. To dress in a calender.
  12. To press between rollers.
  13. A machine for giving to cloth, paper, etc., a gloss by pressing between rollers.
  14. A machine consisting of two rollers for pressing cloth smooth and glossy; a person who calenders.
  15. To press in a calendar.
  16. A press, consisting of heated rollers, between which cloths are passed to finish them off.
  17. To press between heated rollers.
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Usage examples for calender

  1. N Front Roll Calender Driving Gear, 16 Teeth for Common Rolls, 19 Teeth for Metallic Rolls. – Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery by Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
  2. You have erased from the calender of human afflictions one of its greatest. – Makers of Modern Medicine by James J. Walsh
  3. For ordinary calender finish, the surface speed of all the rollers is the same. – The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour
  4. It was upon Lalande's observations that the Republican calender was drawn up. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  5. Dedication of the " Shepheardes Calender – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand
  6. He glanced at a calender on the wall opposite him. – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  7. The tobacconist was Jacob Brandon, well known to the elder Mr. Inglis, and the person who started the motto, the instant he was asked for such a thing, was Harry Calender of Lloyd's, a scholar and a wit. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  8. Obvious typographical errors have been corrected as follows: Page 16: I changed to 1 Page 21: acounts changed to accounts Page 50: individal changed to individual Page 51: libary changed to library Page 55: Ilinois changed to Illinois Page 57: usefruct changed to usufruct Page 67: minor changed to miner debtors changed to debtor's calender changed to calendar Page 68: virture changed to virtue Page 70: owners changed to owner's Page 79: pusuit changed to pursuit Page 95: Dicounting changed to Discounting Page 99: Newark, N. changed to Newark, N. J. On page 40, note that 16th is missing in the original text. – How to Collect a Doctor Bill by Frank P. Davis
  9. For small sizes, whatever be the paper selected, it is well to size it with starch and, if possible, to calender it on a hot steel plate, or, in lieu, to iron it. – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois
  10. Of all which manner of apt wordes to make these stranger feet of three times which go not so currant with our eare as the dactil, the maker should haue a good iudgement to know them by their manner of orthographie and by their accent which serue most fitly for euery foote, or else he shoulde haue always a little calender of them apart to vse readily when he shall neede them. – The Arte of English Poesie by George Puttenham
  11. He soon replied- I do admire Of womankind but one, And you are she, my dearest dear, Therefore it shall be done, I am a linen- draper bold, As all the world doth know, And my good friend the Calender Will lend his horse to go. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  12. Among the written productions of the shepherd- poet, is an account of his own experiences in sheep- tending, called " The Shepherd's Calender – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  13. With his exploits we have nothing to do, save to notice that it must have been in the camp at Rakele, if not on the battle- field of Glenmalure, that Raleigh began his momentous friendship with Spenser, whose Shepherd's Calender had inaugurated a new epoch in English poetry just a month before Raleigh's departure for Ireland. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse
  14. Now Gilpin had a pleasant wit, And loved a timely joke; And thus unto the calender In merry guise he spoke: " I came because your horse would come, And, if I well forebode, My hat and wig will soon be here, They are upon the road." – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  15. Spenser, Edmund, secretary to Lord Grey in Ireland, 10; his Shepherd's Calender first meets R., ib. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse
  16. In this tomb is deposited the body of a calender or Mahometan devotee, at whose cost the whole of this splendid mosque was built. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  17. Cylinder in the Opener Section is shown in plan and elevation on page 55. We also build a Self- feeding Opener with Cage Section and Calender Head, which is well adapted to work Egyptian and Sea Island cottons. – Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery by Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
  18. The damped fabric is then allowed to lie for several hours to condition, that is, to enable the moisture to spread, and then it is taken to the calender – The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour