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wax paper

a whitish, translucent wrapping paper made moistureproof by a paraffin coating.
Also, waxed paper.
Origin of wax paper
1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for wax paper
  • Before rolling out the dough, make sure the dough is well chilled and put lots of flour on the wax paper and on the rolling pin.
  • Place bun on a piece of wax paper on a large baking sheet and cover loosely with plastic wrap.
  • The torch is a three-foot long bamboo stick supporting a wax candle covered in multi-colored wax paper.
  • So, it should be covered with wax paper and on top of that a damp, well-rung out towel.
  • If possible, place wax paper between each individual photo to prevent sticking.
  • Presents an activity to teach piecewise functions using wax paper and rectangular grids.
  • If possible, place wax paper between each photo to prevent sticking.
  • Pour it into a metal cookie tin, shallow pan, or shoe box that has been lined with wax paper or plastic wrap.
  • The lipid in the mixture replaces refined petroleum-based products that are used to make wax paper and wax-coated packaging.
  • Place the template on a cookie sheet and cover with wax paper.
British Dictionary definitions for wax paper

wax paper

paper treated or coated with wax or paraffin to make it waterproof
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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