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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

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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Apply your wax with a spatula, press on the waxing strip and pull it off with a clean, quick movement.