- noun a semi-solid or solid substance of animal, plant or mineral origin
- verb to appear to grow bigger as more of the illuminated face becomes visible.
- A smooth solid or semisolid substance featuring a low melting point and thermoplastic qualities. A wax may be natural or synthetic, and specific examples include paraffin wax, earth wax, and ceresin. Used, for instance as dielectrics, insulators, for waterproofing, or as a potting material.
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