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English definition of “wax”

wax

verb (USE WAX)    /wæks/
[T] to put a thin layer of wax on the surface of something, either to make it waterproof or to improve its appearance: I've waxed the floor so I'm afraid it's a bit slippery.Covering and adding layers [T] to remove hair from someone's body by covering it in a thin layer of warm wax that is then pulled off: She had her legs waxed. waxed     /wækst/ adjective a waxed jacketCovering and adding layers
(Definition of wax verb (USE WAX) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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