waxing

Definitions:

  • The coating of thread with wax previous to sewing.
  • A method of blacking, dressing, and polishing leather, to give it a finish.
  • In <em>calico-printing</em>, the process of stopping out colors.
  • Present participle of <xref>wax</xref>.
  • this sense?) (<xref>uncountable</xref>) the action of the verb to <xref>wax</xref>.
  • A <xref>cosmetic</xref> <xref>procedure</xref> in which <xref>hair</xref> is removed from the body by the application and removal of wax.
  • the application of wax to a surface
  • (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases
  • a gradual increase in magnitude or extent
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