from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A calender with a number of rollers for giving a high finish or gloss to paper.
  • transitive v. To process (paper) in a supercalender.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stack of calenders consisting of alternating steel and fiber-covered rolls through which paper is passed to increase its density, smoothness and gloss.
  • v. To pass (paper) through a supercalender.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To give additional smoothness or glaze to (a fabric that has already received calendering).
  • n. One of the rotating cylinders or rolls used in super-calendering paper. See supercalender, v., and super calendered.


super- +‎ calender (Wiktionary)


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