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wax·ing

, waxing-up (wak'sing),
The contouring of a pattern in wax, generally applied to the shaping in wax of the contours of a trial denture or a crown prior to casting in metal.

waxing

/wax·ing/ (wak´sing) the shaping of a wax pattern or the wax base of a trial denture into the contours desired.

wax·ing

, waxing-up (waks'ing, -ŭp')
The contouring of a pattern in wax, generally applied to the shaping in wax of the contours of a trial denture or a crown prior to casting in metal.

wax·ing

, waxing-up (waks'ing, -ŭp')
Contouring a pattern in wax, generally applied to shaping in wax of contours of a trial denture or a crown prior to casting in metal.

waxing,

n the contouring of a wax pattern or the wax base of a trial denture into the desired form. Also called
waxing up.

waxing

covering with wax.

poultry waxing
a technique for removing final hairs and feathers from incompletely plucked birds. They are dipped in hot wax which is removed when it is set.
teat waxing
a phenomenon in mares which indicates that foaling is imminent. The teats which are already distended suddenly exude a soft waxy covering, probably derived from the thick first colostrum, from the teat orifice. Not a completely reliable guide to an imminent foaling.
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John and his friends will be enduring the leg waxing treatment at Duke's Salon in Clearwater Way a week on Saturday.
None of us have had anything waxed before so we are not looking forward having the leg waxing done, but we are all agreed it'll be worthwhile if we manage to reach our target of pounds 1000 and can a play a part in helping The Prostate Cancer Charity achieve it's aims with our fund-raising efforts.
Beauty student Robyn Christie, who goes to Henley College, carried out the leg waxing and each participant hoped to raise between pounds 150 and pounds 300, with the money going to Cancer Research and Breast Cancer Awareness.
The customer sales advisor said: "The beard growing exercise is certainly going to seem a breeze compared to the leg waxing.
These included leg waxing carried out by community police officers ( and custard baths.
There will be sponsored head shaves and leg waxing plus raffles and auctions.
BEAUTY therapy students gave men a taste of what it takes for a woman to have smooth, hair-free legs when they ran a men-only leg waxing session.