Calender definitions

kăl'ən-dər
A machine in which paper or cloth is made smooth and glossy by being pressed through rollers.
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To press (paper or cloth) in the rollers of such a machine.
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A machine with rollers between which paper, cloth, etc. is run, as to give it a smooth or glossy finish.
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To process (paper, cloth, etc.) in a calender.
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A member of an order of wandering dervishes among the Sufis.
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Common misspelling of calendar.
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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.
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One who pursues the business of calendering.
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To press between rollers for the purpose of making smooth and glossy, or wavy, as woolen and silk stuffs, linens, paper etc., as in the homonymous machine.
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One of a wandering, mendicant Sufic order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes, founded in the 13th century by an Arab named Yusuf.
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Origin of calender

From Persian قلندر (qalandar, “wandering dervish”), from Arabic قلندار (qalandār, “wandering dervish”), itself from Persian کلندر (kalandar, “uncouth man”), from کلند (kaland, “rough, unshaven”).