Waxwork Wax"work`, n. 1. Work made of wax; especially, a figure or figures formed or partly of wax, in imitation of real beings. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) An American climbing shrub ({Celastrus scandens}). It bears a profusion of yellow berrylike pods, which open in the autumn, and display the scarlet coverings of the seeds. [1913 Webster]

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  • Waxwork — est un film américain réalisé par Anthony Hickox en 1988. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Autour du film …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Waxwork — 200px Póster original de la película Título Waxwork: Museo de Cera (España) Ficha técnica Dirección Anthony Hickox Ayudante de direcc …   Wikipedia Español

  • Waxwork — or waxworks may refer to:* Wax museum, a museum for a collection of wax figures. * Celastrus scandens , a plant in the Celastraceae family. * Waxwork (1988 film), a 1988 comedy/horror film.:This film was followed by a sequel titled . * Waxworks… …   Wikipedia

  • waxwork — ► NOUN 1) a lifelike dummy modelled in wax. 2) (waxworks) (treated as sing. ) an exhibition of waxworks …   English terms dictionary

  • waxwork — [waks′wʉrk΄] n. 1. work, as objects or figures, made of wax 2. a human figure made of wax 3. [pl. with sing. v.] WAX MUSEUM …   English World dictionary

  • Waxwork — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Reise zurück in der Zeit Originaltitel: Waxwork Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1988 Länge: 95 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • waxwork — UK [ˈwæksˌwɜː(r)k] / US [ˈwæksˌwɜrk] noun [countable] Word forms waxwork : singular waxwork plural waxworks a wax model of a person or animal, usually made to their actual size Derived word: waxwork UK / US adjective …   English dictionary

  • waxwork — [[t]wæ̱kswɜː(r)k[/t]] waxworks 1) N COUNT A waxwork is a model of a person, especially a famous person, made out of wax. 2) N COUNT A waxworks is a place where waxworks are displayed for the public to look at. Waxworks is both the singular and… …   English dictionary

  • waxwork — vijoklinis smaugikas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Smaugikinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Celastrus scandens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Celastrus scandens angl. American bittersweet; staffvine; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • waxwork — noun Date: 1663 1. an effigy in wax usually of a person 2. plural but singular or plural in construction wax museum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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