verb (used with object)
Words nearby calender
Origin of calender
OTHER WORDS FROM calendercal·en·der·er, noun
Examples from the Web for calendering
The latter finish consists of slightly stiffening and calendering the cloth.Textiles|William H. Dooley
Such damp spots in the paper crush in the calendering and make blackened areas in the paper.From Paper-mill to Pressroom|William Bond Wheelwright
Before the final rolling in the calendering machine the fabric is lightly smoothed by passing over warm cylinders.
Cal′endering; Cal′endrer, one whose business it is to calender cloth; Cal′endry, a place where calendering is done.
Calendering and beetling make the material smooth and lustrous and reduce the thickness.Foods and Household Management|Helen Kinne