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  1. the act or process of applying wax, as in polishing or filling.

  2. the manufacturing of a phonograph record.

  1. the act or technique of applying a depilatory wax to the body for removing hair.

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Origin of waxing

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at wax1, -ing1

Other words from waxing

  • non·wax·ing, adjective

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