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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 molecular weight (more than thirty carbons) hydrocarbons, esters, alcohols, and carboxylic acids. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20046
- any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin 2. [v] - cover with wax 3. [v] - increase in phase 4. [v] - go up or advanceFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=wax
Esters of monohydric alcohols. An ester formed from long-chain fatty acids and alcohols that is usually solid at room temperature.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/w/a/wax/source.html
An ester formed from long-chain fatty acids and alcohols that is usually solid at room temperature.Found on http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/glossary/w.shtml
A natural protective coating for hard surfaces
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Wax intransitive verb [ imperfect Waxed ; past participle Waxed , and Obsolete or Poetic Waxen ; present participle & verbal noun Waxing .] [ Anglo-Saxon weaxan ; akin to OFries. waxaFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/17
[ Anglo-Saxon weax
; akin to OFries. wax
, Dutch was
, German wachs
, Old High German wahs
, Icelandic & Swedish vax
, Danish vox
, Lithuanian vaszkas
, Russian vosk'
A fatty, solid substance, produced by bees, a...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/17
Wax transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Waxed
; present participle & verbal noun Waxing
.] To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax
a thread or a table. Waxed cloth
, cloth covered with a coati...
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<dentistry> A clear wax used to prevent your braces from irritating your lips when your braces are first put on, or at other times. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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noun any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
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verb increase in phase; `the moon is waxing`
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(waks) a plastic solid of plant or animal origin or produced synthetically. adj., wax´y., adj. bone wax a waxy substance used for packing small bone cavities, as in bones of the skull, and for controlling bleeding from them. dental wax a mixture of...
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• (n.) Thick sirup made by boiling down the sap of the sugar maple, and then cooling. • (v. i.) To increase in size; to grow bigger; to become larger or fuller; -- opposed to wane. • (n.) A waxlike product secreted by certain plants. See Vegetable wax, under Vegetable. • (n.) A waxlike composition used for uniting surfaces, for ...
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any of a class of pliable substances of animal, plant, mineral, or synthetic origin that differ from fats in being less greasy, harder, and more ... [15 related articles]
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wax, waxing, waxed, waxen 1. To grow bigger or greater; to increase. 2. To become. Although this wax is from Old English and Old Frisian and not from Latin nor Greek, it is included here because it is considered a synonym of increase and has special applications in Modern English. This wax should not be confused with another wax which means 'a y...
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disk of wax on which an original mechanical recording may be inscribed
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A moldable, water-repellant solid. There are several entirely different kinds of waxes. Animal waxes were the first known: wool wax when purified yields lanolin; beeswax, from the honeycomb, is used for some candles and as a sculpture medium (by carving or casting); spermaceti wax from the sperm w...
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wax, substance secreted by glands on the abdomen of the bee and known commonly as beeswax; also various substances resembling beeswax. Waxes are mixtures comprising chiefly esters of monohydroxy alcohols, besides other esters and free fatty acids, free alcohols, and higher hydrocarbons. They differ ...
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Wax is a solid fatty substance.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: waks Definitions: 1. A substance, plastic at room temperature, secreted by bees for building honeycomb cells. 2. Any substance with physical properties similar to those of beeswax, of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin (oils, lipids, or fats that are solids at room temperature). 3. Esters of high molecular weight fatty a...
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Solid fatty substance of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin. Waxes are composed variously of esters, fatty acids, free alcohols, and solid hydrocarbons. Mineral waxes are obtained from petroleum and vary in hardness from the soft petroleum jelly (or petrolatum) used in ointments to the hard paraffin wax employed for making candles and waxed paper...
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Wax used to finish, polish or burnish wood. We use a clear beeswax.
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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 or rosin in varying proportions for various degrees of hardness or malleability
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Colostrum coming from or coagulated on mare's teats just prior to foaling
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