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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: waxing(0.01079 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to waxing.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj : (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the
visible surface of the moon increases; “the waxing moon
passes from new to full” [ant: waning]
n 1: the application of wax to a surface
2: a gradual increase in magnitude or extent; “the waxing of
the moon” [ant: waning]
English → English (gcide)
Wax \Wax\ (w[a^]ks), v. i. [imp. Waxed; p. p. Waxed, and
Obs. or Poetic Waxen; p. pr. & vb. n. Waxing.] [AS.
weaxan; akin to OFries. waxa, D. wassen, OS. & OHG. wahsan,
G. wachsen, Icel. vaxa, Sw. v["a]xa, Dan. voxe, Goth.
wahsjan, Gr. ? to increase, Skr. waksh, uksh, to grow.
[root]135. Cf. Waist.]
1. To increase in size; to grow bigger; to become larger or
fuller; -- opposed to wane.
The waxing and the waning of the moon. --Hakewill.
Truth's treasures . . . never shall wax ne wane.
2. To pass from one state to another; to become; to grow; as,
to wax strong; to wax warmer or colder; to wax feeble; to
wax old; to wax worse and worse.
Your clothes are not waxen old upon you. --Deut.
Where young Adonis oft reposes,
Waxing well of his deep wound. --Milton.
Waxing kernels (Med.), small tumors formed by the
enlargement of the lymphatic glands, especially in the
groins of children; -- popularly so called, because
supposed to be caused by growth of the body. --Dunglison.
Wax \Wax\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waxed; p. pr. & vb. n.
To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax a
thread or a table.
Waxed cloth, cloth covered with a coating of wax, used as a
cover, of tables and for other purposes; -- called also
Waxed end, a thread pointed with a bristle and covered with
shoemaker's wax, used in sewing leather, as for boots,
shoes, and the like; -- called also wax end. --Brockett.