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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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General's waxiness thus reminds us of the flatness of eighteenth-century epistemology, just as her name, viewed from one semantic vantage, recalls the Augustan aesthetics of generality.
Their data confirmed that waxiness tends to control a plant's PAH uptake.
Half and half Assyrtiko and Malagoussia, it is fragrant, lemony and crisp, with a hint of waxiness and grapefruit freshness.
Mortlach is described as "delicate, fresh, vital, fruity whisky, with the unusual attributes of waxiness and smokiness".
The most important is Semillon, which has citrus-lemon flavours and, with age, develops a rich waxiness. It can also take on more complexity when fermented in oak or blended with the other varieties.
Tonight, on scooping up a handful of mixed nuts, she commended the pile on their `Fat Waxiness'.