wax

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  • Info Waxes are a class of chemical compounds that are plastic (malleable) near ambient temperatures. more...
  • Finally, he signed his name in the wax with his hands in sign language.
  • We shall then show how this old system has already waxed old and is passing away. Cited from The Religions of Japan, by William Elliot Griffis
  • Hair in waxed areas will not grow back for two to eight weeks.
  • It waxed until he could put down his watch and read the hands by it. Cited from The Torch and Other Tales, by Eden Phillpotts
  • Now his love waxed the greater for the danger she had been in. Cited from The Ruinous Face, by Maurice Hewlett
  • We see man moving by law, growing up, and waxing old, even against his will. Cited from Barlaam and Ioasaph, by St. John of Damascus
  • The label was white with a dark green horse and green wax.
  • Meanwhile the child waxed in strength, and his name soon became known. Cited from Oriental Literature, by Anonymous
  • During the last few years some other new wax museums are starting around the world.
  • Around some of them debate has for many years waxed more than keen. Cited from Diseases of the Horse's Foot, by Harry Caulton Reeks
  • Then he waxed more and more anxious as to what he was to do with his money. Cited from Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, XXII, by various
  • He also waxed several efforts of his own, using his own lightweight voice.
  • Wax has also been very open about her own struggle with Depression.
  • After the date, the boys get waxed as a part of a task.
  • Heavy weight waxed cotton was used for many years before the development of modern materials.
  • I am vessel and wax, and to all I tell the hours of the day.
  • And at length his words waxed so loud that all those round about could hear what he was saying. Cited from The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2, Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa
  • Old as I am waxing, in his eyes I was still the child he first knew me. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 6: Letters 1821-1842, by Lamb
  • At least one company makes a hard wax that is intended for use on dry slopes.
  • The player would fill in the hole they didn't want to use with wax.
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Meaning of wax

  • noun Any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
  • verb Cover with wax
    wax the car
  • verb Go up or advance
    Sales were climbing after prices were lowered
  • verb Increase in phase
    the moon is waxing