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Waxes are a class of chemical compounds that are plastic (malleable) near ambient temperatures. They are also a type of lipid. Characteristically, they melt above 45 °C (113 °F) to give a low viscosity liquid. Waxes are insoluble in water but soluble in organic, nonpolar solvents. All waxes are organic compounds, both synthetic and naturally occ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wax
• (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 ...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/wax/
<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) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
increase in phase; `the moon is waxing`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in waterFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
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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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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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A natural protective coating for hard surfaces
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A natural protective coating for hard surfaces
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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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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.
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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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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 often, in addition, free fatty acids, free alcohols and higher hydrocarbons.
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Colostrum coming from or coagulated on mare's teats just prior to foaling
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disk of wax on which an original mechanical recording may be inscribed
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Esters of monohydric alcohols. An ester formed from long-chain fatty acids and alcohols that is usually solid at room temperature.
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For coarse and curly hair, wax in solid or spray form creates lasting hold and enhanced shine. It's a thick product that holds hair — even curly or coarse strands — in place. Wax also helps repel humidity and control frizz.
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go up or advance
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increase in phase
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