English version

wax in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwaxwax1 /wæks/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 candle.jpg TIa solid substance made of fat or oil and used to make candles, polish etc 🔊 wax crayons → beeswax2 HBHa natural sticky substance in your ears
Examples from the Corpus
wax• Posed him in a uniform with a musket in front of a wax image of General Washington.• Christmas ribbon and wax fruit can be added for colour.• We put a layer of wax down on the floor.• The solid wax gives heavier protection.• We also lost many recordings: the wax masters could be broken.