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waxing

[wak-sing] /ˈwæk sɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or process of applying wax, as in polishing or filling.
2.
the manufacturing of a phonograph record.
3.
the act or technique of applying a depilatory wax to the body for removing hair.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see wax1, -ing1
Related forms
nonwaxing, adjective
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waxing wax·ing (wāk'sĭng) or wax·ing-up (wāk'sĭng-ŭp')
n.
The shaping of the contours of a trial denture or a crown in wax prior to its casting in metal.

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