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
Synonyms: full

"the moon is waxing"

Related terms: wane increase waxing
Similar spelling:   waxy