Calendered cloth

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A cloth with a smooth, glossy surface. Calendered cloth is sized, filled and/or coated then pressed between heavy, heated rollers. Examples of calendered cloth are: buckram, chintz, glacé, moire, and panné satin.

Synonyms and Related Terms

tela calandrada (Esp.); gekalanderd weefsel (Ned.); calendared cloth (sp);

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  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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