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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);
Resources and Citations
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
- The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998