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wax

US [wæks]
UK [wæks]
  • n.蜡;石蜡;耳垢;蜂蜡
  • v.给…打蜡;给…上蜡;给…涂蜡;用蜡除去…上的毛
  • adj.蜡制的
  • Web腊;蜡状物;赵惠丽
Simple Present:waxes  Present Participle:waxing  Past Tense:waxed  
Wax
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n.
1.
蜡;蜂蜡;动物蜡;植物蜡;石蜡a solid substance that is made from beeswax or from various fats and oils and used for making candles , polish, models, etc. It becomes soft when it is heated.
styling wax for the hair
定型发蜡
floor wax
地板蜡
wax crayons
蜡笔
wax polish
上光蜡
2.
耳垢;耳屎a soft sticky yellowish substance that is found in your ears
v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
给…打蜡to polish sth with wax
2.
[t][usupass]
~ sth
给…上蜡;给…涂蜡to cover sth with wax
waxed paper
蜡纸
a waxed jacket
上过蜡的夹克
3.
[t][oftpass]
~ sth
用蜡除去…上的毛to remove hair from a part of the body using wax
to wax your legs/to have your legs waxed
用蜡除去你腿上的毛
4.
[i]
渐圆;渐满to seem to get gradually bigger until its full form is visible
5.
[i]
+ lyrical, eloquent, sentimental, etc.
说话变得(热情、雄辩、伤感等)起来to become lyrical , etc. when speaking or writing
He waxed lyrical on the food at the new restaurant.
他对这家新餐馆的菜肴越说越来劲。
IDM
wax and wane
(力量、重要性等)兴衰枯荣,盛衰;阴晴圆缺to increase then decrease in strength, importance, etc. over a period of time

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