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waxing

[ wak-sing ]
/ ˈwæk sɪŋ /
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noun

the act or process of applying wax, as in polishing or filling.
the manufacturing of a phonograph record.
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
non·wax·ing, adjective
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Medical definitions for waxing

waxing
[ wăksĭng ]

n.

The shaping of the contours of a trial denture or crown in wax prior to its casting in metal.
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