[ US /ˈwæks/ ]
[ UK /wˈæks/ ]
[ UK /wˈæks/ ]
increase in phase
the moon is waxing
go up or advance
Sales were climbing after prices were lowered
cover with wax
wax the car
- any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
How To Use wax In A Sentence
- She smoothed paste wax on the old red linoleum and buffed it by hand.
- No doubt some of these are metrosexuals, those city-dwelling gents with more than enough disposable income to spend on clothes, restaurants, the latest gadgets, exotic holidays and eyebrow waxing.
- Among the most desolate sandhills you may find in July acres of wax-white pyrola – like lilies of the valley splashed with pink – covering the plains between the lonely ridges of harsh, grey grass. The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing
- The income comes not just from the honey but also beeswax polish and face creams.
- The hipster cops are sneering at the two faux surfers: 'I'm all dialed in to see what happens if the pair of rainbow donks actually hit the briny on their unwaxed legs.' Joseph Wambaugh's latest: Loopy theatrics and lyrical language
- In the tome, full of glamorous soft-focus pictures of the footballer, he waxes lyrical about the art of seduction, with fish his favourite weapon for luring girlfriends from the dining room to the boudoir.
- Flight Through the Ages, which opened with a picture of Icarus and his wax wings, melting when he flew too close to the sun. ANASTASIA KRUPNIK (3-IN-1)
- To characterize the effect of the sample preparation procedure on the keratin structure, WAXS patterns were recorded for three groups of four horsehair fibers.
- I feared enormous crowds at Chawton paying hefty admission fees to file past animated wax figures.
- DON'T use dish detergent which contains harsh chemicals that are intended to cut grease and will strip away the wax finish. The Sun