dandy roller

dandy roll

noun Papermaking.
a light, open cylinder of wire gauze in a papermaking machine, for smoothing wet pulp and for impressing a watermark.
Also called dandy roller.


Origin:
1830–40

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dandy roll or dandy roller
 
n
a light roller used in the manufacture of certain papers to produce watermarks
 
dandy roller or dandy roller
 
n

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