[ soo-per-kal-uh n-der ]
/ ˈsu pərˌkæl ən dər /


a roll or set of rolls for giving a high, smooth finish to paper.

verb (used with object)

to finish (paper) in a supercalender.

Origin of supercalender

First recorded in 1885–90; super- + calender Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for supercalender

/ (ˌsuːpəˈkæləndə) /


a calender with a number of rollers that gives a high gloss to paper


(tr) to produce a glossy finish on (paper) by pressing in a supercalender

Derived forms of supercalender

supercalendered, adjective
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