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waxy

(wak´se)
1. composed of or covered by wax.
2. resembling wax, especially denoting some combination of pliability, paleness, and smoothness and luster.

waxy

(wăk′sē)
adj. wax·ier, wax·iest
1. Resembling wax in appearance or texture, as in being pale, pliable, or smooth and lustrous.
2. Consisting of, abounding in, or covered with wax.
3. Containing amyloid deposits, as a bodily organ.

waxy

(wăks′ē) [AS. weax, wax]
Resembling or pert. to wax.
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Of course, Create Your Own Candles presumes that younger children will have adult supervision when engaging in this craft, and warns that certain types of wax will render pots and pans too waxy for use in regular cooking.
The fourteen new works in this show are digital acrylic and pigment prints on canvas, the surfaces of which have a subtle waxy sheen that lends the surface a painterly aura.
Tokyo, Japan, Dec 22, 2005 - (JCN) - The National Institute of Crop Science (NICS), one of the research entities of the National Agriculture and Bio-oriented Research Organization (AIST), has developed Urara-mochi, a waxy wheat variety with improved yield and milling performance.