|1.||[ noun ] (work) the application of wax to a surface|
|Related terms:||application wax|
|2.||[ adjective ] (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases|
"the waxing moon passes from new to full"
|3.||[ noun ] a gradual increase in magnitude or extent|
"the waxing of the moon"
|Related terms:||waning increase|