1. wax-chandler

noun. one who deals in wax candles.

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Words that Rhyme with Paraffin Wax

  • antitax
  • pretax
  • knick-knacks
  • ty-sachs
  • relax
  • neoax
  • impacts
  • chirac's
  • whacks
  • trax
  • tracks
  • track's
  • stac's
  • stacks
  • snacks
  • smacks
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  • quacks
  • plax
  • plaques
  • plack's
  • flax
  • cracks
  • blacks'
  • blacks
  • black's
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  • zacks
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  • yax

Example sentences of the word paraffin-wax


1. Noun Phrase
Bag the area and wrap a towel over it while the paraffin wax works its moisturizing magic.

2. Noun Phrase
Measure the amount of paraffin wax that you are working with by using a measuring cup.

3. Noun Phrase
The oil is then further refined to make paraffin wax.

4. Noun Phrase
Use a duster made of soft cotton yarn with baked-in paraffin wax.

2. wax-myrtle_family

noun. constituting the order Myricales.

Synonyms

  • Myricaceae
  • order Myricales
  • Comptonia
  • genus Myrica
  • family Myricaceae
  • magnoliopsid family
  • Myrica
  • Myricales
  • genus Comptonia

3. paraffin

noun. ['ˈpɛrəfən'] from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings.

Synonyms

  • paraffin wax

Etymology

  • paraffinum (Latin)

4. paraffin

noun. ['ˈpɛrəfən'] (British usage) kerosine.

Synonyms

  • kerosine
  • lamp oil
  • paraffin oil
  • coal oil

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • uncover

Etymology

  • paraffinum (Latin)

5. paraffin

noun. ['ˈpɛrəfən'] a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2).

Synonyms

  • C2H6
  • alkane series
  • amine
  • paraffin series
  • hexane
  • aminoalkane
  • butane
  • methane series
  • aliphatic compound
  • heptane
  • methane
  • alkane

Etymology

  • paraffinum (Latin)

6. wax

noun. ['ˈwæks'] any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water.

Synonyms

  • cerumen
  • vegetable wax
  • bayberry tallow
  • Japan tallow
  • ceresin
  • carnauba wax
  • floor wax
  • montan wax
  • gondang wax
  • lipoid
  • bayberry wax
  • paraffin
  • pisang wax
  • carnauba
  • spermaceti
  • Japan wax
  • lipide
  • paraffin scale
  • candelilla wax
  • fig wax
  • earwax
  • ski wax
  • shellac wax
  • beeswax
  • paraffin wax
  • scale wax
  • lipid

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • attend to
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • weaxan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæx (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wax

verb. ['ˈwæks'] cover with wax.

Synonyms

  • cover

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • hop out

Etymology

  • weaxan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæx (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wax

verb. ['ˈwæks'] go up or advance.

Synonyms

  • mount
  • gain
  • increase
  • climb
  • rise
  • advance

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • stop
  • stay
  • drop out

Etymology

  • weaxan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæx (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wax

verb. ['ˈwæks'] increase in phase.

Synonyms

  • full

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • fall

Etymology

  • weaxan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæx (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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