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A natural wax-like substance secreted by glands in the skin on the outer part of the ear canal. Earwax repels water and traps dust and sand particles. Usually small amounts of wax accumulate and then [..]
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  A solid or semi-solid material consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbons obtained or derived from petroleum fractions, or through a Fischer-Tropsch type process, in which the straight- chained paraf [..]
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An ester formed from long-chain fatty acids and alcohols that is usually solid at room temperature.
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increase in phase Carols had existed for centuries, though their popularity waxed and waned as different governments and religious movements periodically declared them sinful. — Time (Dec 12, 2011)
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Old English weax "substance made by bees," from Proto-Germanic *wahsam (source also of Old Saxon, Old High German wahs, Old Norse vax, Dutch was, German Wachs), from PIE root *wokso- "w [..]
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"grow bigger or greater," Old English weaxan "to increase, grow" (class VII strong verb; past tense weox, past participle weaxen), from Proto-Germanic *wahsan (source also of Old S [..]
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"to coat or cover with wax," late 14c., from wax (n.). Related: Waxed; waxing.
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/ˈwæks/ noun plural waxes 1 wax /ˈwæks/ noun plural waxes Learner's definition of WAX 1  : a hard substance that becomes soft when it is heated and that is used to make various products [..]
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become larger or stronger
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substance used to make candles etc.
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A solid or semi-solid material consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbons obtained or derived from petroleum fractions, or through a Fischer-Tropsch type process, in which the straight-chained paraffin s [..]
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Wax [N]Made by melting the combs of bees. Mentioned ( Psalms 22:14 ; 68:2 ; 97:5 ; Micah 1:4 ) in illustration.
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chemical compound, produced either naturally by plants or animals or artificially by industry, that is plastic (bendable) and will not dissolve in water.
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Wax secreted from glands on the underside of the worker bee abdomen and moulded by honey bees into honey comb.
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a soft yellowish material used in making candles. The same word also means sealing wax, which melts when you heat it, and then gets hard again
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 to grow.
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cf. Beeswax - a substance secreted by worker honey bees and used to build honey combs.
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Made by melting the combs of bees. Mentioned (Ps. 22:14; 68:2; 97:5; Micah 1:4) in illustration.
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High-molecular-weight hydrocarbons; they are insoluble in water.
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A temporary protective coating similar to polish but softer in composition. Must be buffed to achieve maximum gloss.
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Wax is another form of concentrate
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Although the material from which many cylinder records were made is generally referred to as “wax,” it was more rightly various formulations of metallic soap. The resemblance of this material to c [..]
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(n) any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water(v) cover with wax(v) go up or advance(v) increase in [..]
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the substance surfers use on their surfboard to help with traction
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An optional sealer applied on a vehicle which adds additional sheen and protection to the surface. Usually applied by an arch, forms water resistant coating on vehicle for shine, polishing and protect [..]
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Community-based volunteer tutoring program in the Tacoma Public Schools.
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Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry Wax: (1) A lipid which is an ester of a fatty acid and a long chain alcohol (usually a reduced fatty acid). Generic wax structure. R and R' = unbranched [..]
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The yellow or brown waxy Secretions produced by vestigial apocrine Sweat Glands in the External Ear Canal.
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A mixture of several dental Waxes, usually containing Paraffin wax, ceresin, beeswax, resins, and other natural and synthetic Waxes. It is used for making patterns to determine the shape of the metall [..]
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Any fatty substance that is a relatively hard, brittle, and non-greasy at room temperature. Most waxes, whether derived from mineral, vegerable, or animal sources, are a mixture of relatively high mol [..]
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Any of a class of pliable substances of plant, animal, mineral or synthetic origin. Waxes generally consist of long-chain organic compounds. Waxes are included in the residue formed following the refi [..]
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A petroleum wax of high molecular weight, characterized by minute crystals and distinguished by its solid wax-like appearance at room temperature.
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Any one of a class of substances of plant or animal origin, insoluble in water, partly soluble in alcohol, ether, etc., and miscible in all proportions with oils and fats. They consist of esters and o [..]
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, a complex mixture of lipids, providing a waterproofing layer on the surface of the cuticle or, in Coccoidea and related insects (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha), a protective covering (scale), or, in bee [..]
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n.(1) "wax," s.v. wax sb.\1 OED. KEY: wax@n1
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n1 10 wax 1 wex 9
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Undesirable component in many refrigeration lubricants, which may separate out of solution if cooled sufficiently.
Source: airdryers.biz

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Special wax is applied to the bottom of skis and snowboards to make them have less friction with the snow, and slide more easily. See the Ski Construction page.
Source: mechanicsofsport.com

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solid hydrocarbon that is present in some crude oils, especially in paraffinic crudes. Wax deposits in pipelines can cause mechanical problems
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A solid or semi-solid material consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbons obtained or delivered from petroleum fractions in which the straight chained paraffin wax series predominates. The conversion fac [..]
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In its pure form, it is a plastic-like animal substance secreted by bees, but the meaning is expanded to include materials that resemble beeswax and may be vegetable in origin such as Paraffin, Carnau [..]
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Wax is a plastic-like form produced by bees. Although it has a low melting point, it's form at habitable temperatures is solid and so can be used as a protective coating. Wax is also a popular ch [..]
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Patients are instructed to place wax over a bracket or poking wire that is causing irritation to the lip or cheek.
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used for carving, engraving, moulding, modelling and casting because it is sensitive to pressure and a good material for fine detail work: traditional recipes combined beeswax with turpentine, tallow [..]
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Patients are instructed to place wax over a bracket or poking wire that is causing irritation to the lip or cheek.
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A loose term that describes unopened packs of cards.
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Beeswax. Earwax. (What role does the wax in your earhole fulfill?) Any oily, water-resistant substance; normally long-chain hydrocarbons, alcohols or esters. Any preparation containing wax, [..]
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A sticky product applied to the surfboard deck to increase grip traction and reduce slipperiness. Stops your feet sliding out of position.
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Waxes are a diverse class of organic compounds that are lipophilic, malleable solids near ambient temperatures. They include higher alkanes and lipids, typically with melting points above about 40 °C [..]
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Waxes are a diverse class of organic compounds that are lipophilic, malleable solids near ambient temperatures. They include higher alkanes and lipids, typically with melting points above about 40 °C [..]
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Wax was an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California. Wax emerged during the pop punk resurgence of the early 1990s, and includes Joe Sib, Tom "Soda" Gardocki, Dave Georgeff, and [..]
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Wax was an English 1980s duo consisting of American singer-songwriter Andrew Gold and 10cc guitarist/bassist Graham Gouldman. In the US, they were listed as Wax UK. The band is best known for the hit [..]
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Cho Hye-ri (Hangul: 조혜리; born May 31, 1976), better known as Wax (Hangul: 왁스), is a South Korean pop singer and musical actress. She debuted in 1998 as the lead vocalist of the rock band DOG [..]
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Wax is a class of chemical compounds and mixtures, but may also refer to:
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Wax is the seventh studio album by French new wave band Indochine. It was released in 1996.
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Michael Jones (born April 5, 1980), better known by his stage name Wax, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. He became a YouTube star after uploading several videos of hi [..]
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Wax is a surname. Notable people with the name include: Carol Wax (born 1953), American artist and author Chaim Elozor Wax (1822—89), Hasidic rabbi and scholar David Wax, American kidnapper Jimmy Wa [..]
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Wax is a 1935 Mystery novel by British author Ethel Lina White.
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