|1.||[ noun ] (chemistry) any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water|
|Related terms:||lipid carnauba_wax ceresin floor_wax gondang_wax cerumen spermaceti montan_wax pisang_wax scale_wax ski_wax beeswax paraffin Japan_wax candelilla_wax vegetable_wax shellac_wax bayberry_wax|
|2.||[ verb ] cover with wax|
"wax the car"
|Related terms:||cover beeswax|
|3.||[ verb ] go up or advance|
|Synonyms:||mount rise climb|
"Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
|Related terms:||wane increase jump advance upgrade climb waxing|
|4.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11431|
|5.||[ verb ] increase in phase|
"the moon is waxing"
|Related terms:||wane increase waxing|