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  Definition of wax
  1. any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
  2. go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
  3. increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"
  4. cover with wax; "wax the car"
Similar Words: mount, climb, rise, full

 

Hyponyms: bayberry wax, bayberry tallow, carnauba wax, carnauba, candelilla wax, ceresin, floor wax, gondang wax, fig wax, Japan wax, Japan tallow, montan wax, pisang wax, scale wax, paraffin scale, ski wax, beeswax, cerumen, earwax, paraffin, paraffin wax, spermaceti, vegetable wax, shellac wax, lac wax, jump, advance, gain

 

Derivational Morphology: upgrade, rise, rising slope, climb, climbing, mounting, mount, waxing

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: vosak   Breton: koar  
Bulgarian: восък   Catalan: cera  
Chinese:   Croatian: vosak  
Danish: voks   Dutch: was and wassen  
Esperanto: vaksa and vakso   Finnish: vaha  
French: cire and de cire   German: Wachs and wächsern  
Greek: κερί   Hungarian: viasz  
Icelandic: vax   Indonesian: lilin  
Italian: cera and di cera   Japanese:  
Korean: 밀랍   Latin: cera  
Novial: vaxe   Polish: wosk and woskowy  
Portuguese: cera   Romanian: ceară and de ceară  
Russian: воск   Slovene: vosek and voščen  
Spanish: cera and de cera   Swedish: vax  
Turkish: mum  
 
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