Ceroplastic Ce`ro*plas"tic, a. [Gr. ? for modeling in wax; khro`s wax + ? to form, mold.] (Fine arts) (a) Relating to the art of modeling in wax. (b) Modeled in wax; as, a ceroplastic figure. [1913 Webster]

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  • ceroplastic — [sir′ō plas′tik, ser′ō plas′tik] adj. [Gr kēroplastikos < kēros, wax + plassein, to form: see PLASTIC] 1. having to do with wax modeling 2. modeled in wax …   English World dictionary

  • ceroplastic — adjective a) Modelled in wax. b) Of, or relating to such an art or process. See Also: ceroplastic acid, ceroplastics …   Wiktionary

  • ceroplastic — ceroplastics, n. /sear euh plas tik/, adj. 1. pertaining to modeling in wax. 2. modeled in wax. [1795 1805; < Gk keroplastikós. See CERO , PLASTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • ceroplastic — adjective relating to modelling in wax …   English new terms dictionary

  • ceroplastic — ce·ro·plastic …   English syllables

  • ceroplastic — /sɪəroʊˈplæstɪk/ (say searroh plastik) adjective 1. relating to modelling in wax. 2. modelled in wax …   Australian English dictionary

  • ceroplastic — adj. 1 modelled in wax. 2 of or concerning wax modelling …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ceroplastic acid — IUPAC name Ceroplastic acid …   Wikipedia

  • ceroplastic acid — noun The long chain saturated fatty acid having 35 carbon atoms Syn: pentatriacontanoic acid …   Wiktionary

  • Fatty acid — Not to be confused with fat. Butyric acid, a short chain fatty acid Types of fats in food Unsaturated fat Monounsaturated fat Polyun …   Wikipedia

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