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A machine in which cloth or paper is pressed by rollers to glaze or smooth it.
Press in a calender.
smooth, iron, smooth out, remove creases from, put creases inView synonyms
- ‘The calendering process provides a uniformity of thickness that surpasses the uniformity achieved by extrusion.’
- ‘After calendering, the media is slit into the desired tape width.’
- ‘Later refinements included calendered surfaces produced by passing sheets through rollers.’
Late 15th century (as a verb): from French calendre (noun), calendrer (verb), of unknown origin.
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