Wax Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Wax? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Wax, Derivations, How to pronounce? Related sentences, Words ending with Wax, Antonyms, Example sentences, Synonyms and more...

Wax meaning

Word: Wax

How to pronounce: wæks

Noun

Definitions:

1. A sticky yellowish moldable substance secreted by honeybees as the material of honeycomb; beeswax.

Example sentences: "In the case of the honeycombs, the worker bees secrete small flakes of wax and probably surround themselves with the flakes to make the cylinders."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Cover or treat (something) with wax or a similar substance, typically to polish or protect it.

Example sentences: "I washed and waxed the floor"

2. Make a recording of.

Intransitive verb

Definitions:

1. (of the moon between new and full) have a progressively larger part of its visible surface illuminated, increasing its apparent size.

Example sentences: "The moon waxed full, looming huge upon the speckled expanse."

Noun

Definitions:

1. A fit of anger.


Synonyms:

paraffin

paraffine

grease

parrafin

beeswax

ozokerite

grow

rise


Derivations:

waxed

waxing

waxy

waxen

waxwork


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Wax in Other Languages...

Spanish: Cera

German: Wachs

French: Cire

Italian: Cera

Turkish: Balmumu


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