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armature in sculpture, a framework providing a core for modeling materials such as wax, clay, and plaster. [1/4 definitions]
batik a technique for dyeing that involves covering certain areas of the fabric with removable wax in order to repel the dye. [1/2 definitions]
bee moth a moth that lays its eggs in beehives, the wax of which provides food for the moth larvae.
beeswax the yellowish wax secreted by bees in constructing their honeycombs; wax. [2 definitions]
camphor ice a medicinal ointment composed of wax, camphor, and oil used chiefly to treat minor skin problems.
candle a cylindrical stick of wax or waxlike substance enclosing a wick and burned to give light. [1/4 definitions]
candleberry any of several aromatic shrubs bearing small berrylike fruit covered with a wax sometimes used in making candles. [1/2 definitions]
candlewick the soft bundled or braided fibers at the center of a candle, which draw up melted wax to be burned. [1/2 definitions]
carnauba see wax palm. [2 definitions]
cerecloth a fabric coated with wax in order to render it waterproof, formerly used for wrapping the dead before burial. [1/2 definitions]
ceroplastic of or concerning modeling in wax. [2 definitions]
ciré a smooth shiny finish, as on a fabric, produced by treatment with wax and heat. [2 definitions]
crayon a colored stick or pencil, esp. one made of wax, used for drawing and coloring. [1/3 definitions]
Edam a hard, mild, yellow cheese formed in rounds and usu. covered with red wax.
electrotype a copy or facsimile made by electroplating a mold, in wax, lead, or plastic, of an original plate, and used esp. in printing. [1/3 definitions]
Gouda a mild, yellow, semisoft cheese, usu. coated in red wax.
gutter of a candle, to drain off the melted wax from the hollow formed around the burning wick through a channel formed at the edge of the hollow. [1/10 definitions]
honey pot the wax structure housing honey, made esp. by bumblebees, for storage. [1/3 definitions]
Icarus in Greek mythology, the son of Daedalus who, in trying to escape with his father from Crete, flew too high with wax-and-feather wings, and fell to his death when the sun melted them.
lac1 a resinous secretion of the female lac insect, used in making shellac, varnishes, and sealing wax.
lipoid any of a group of fats or fatty substances such as wax. [1/2 definitions]