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paraffinize

[ par-uh-fi-nahyz ]
/ ˈpær ə fɪˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), par·af·fin·ized, par·af·fin·iz·ing.

paraffin(def 4).

Nearby words

paraffin, paraffin series, paraffin wax, paraffine, paraffinic, paraffinize, paraffinoid, paraffinoma, parafoil, parafollicular cell, paraform
Also especially British, par·af·fin·ise.

Origin of paraffinize

First recorded in 1885–90; paraffin + -ize
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