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CALENDER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does calender mean? 

CALENDER (noun)
  The noun CALENDER has 1 sense:

1. a machine that smooths or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers

  Familiarity information: CALENDER used as a noun is very rare.


CALENDER (verb)
  The verb CALENDER has 1 sense:

1. press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets

  Familiarity information: CALENDER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CALENDER (noun)


Sense 1calender [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A machine that smooths or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("calender" is a kind of...):

machine (any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks)


CALENDER (verb)


Sense 1calender [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

calender paper

Hypernyms (to "calender" is one way to...):

press (place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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