A paper with a smooth, glossy surface. Calendered paper is sized, filled and/or coated then pressed between heavy, heated rollers. Examples of calendered paper are: Bristol board, Carbon paper, Tissue paper, Rice paper, Cellophane, and Glassine.
Synonyms and Related Terms
calendared paper (sp)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
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- Roy Perkinson, contributed information, 1998