Definition of Calender. Meaning of Calender. Synonyms of Calender

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Definition of Calender

Calender
Calender Cal"en*der, n. [Per. qalender.] One of a sect or order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes.
Calender
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 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. 2. One who pursues the business of calendering. My good friend the calender. --Cawper.
Calender
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.

Meaning of Calender from wikipedia

- A calender is a series of hard pressure rollers used to finish or smooth a sheet of material such as paper, textiles, or plastics. Calender rolls are...
- Calendering of textiles is a finishing process used to smooth, coat, or thin a material. With textiles, fabric is p****ed between calender rollers at high...
- The Gregorian calendar is the calendar used in most of the world. It is named after Pope Gregory XIII, who introduced it in October 1582. The calendar...
- The Shepheardes Calender was Edmund Spenser's first major poetic work, published in 1579. In emulation of Virgil's first work, the Eclogues, Spenser wrote...
- The Hebrew or Jewish calendar (Hebrew: הַלּוּחַ הָעִבְרִי, Ha-Luah ha-Ivri) is a lunisolar calendar used today predominantly for Jewish religious observances...
- The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in 708 Ab urbe condita (46 BC), was a reform of the Roman calendar. It took effect on 1 January 709 AUC...
- The traditional Chinese calendar (officially known as the Agricultural Calendar [農曆; 农历; Nónglì; 'farming calendar'], Former Calendar [舊曆; 旧历; Jiùlì],...
- Google Calendar is a time-management and scheduling calendar service developed by Google. It became available in beta release April 13, 2006, and in general...
- The Grand Slam tournaments, also called majors, are the four most important annual tennis events. They offer the most ranking points, prize money, public...
- A lunar calendar is a calendar based on the monthly cycles of the Moon's phases (synodic months), in contrast to solar calendars, whose annual cycles are...
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