waxed paper
noun Date: 1853 paper coated or treated with wax to make it resistant to water and grease and used especially as a wrapping

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • waxed paper — also wax paper n [U] AmE paper covered with a thin layer of wax, used to wrap food British Equivalent: greaseproof paper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • waxed paper — noun or wax paper : paper coated or otherwise treated with wax to make it waterproof and greaseproof and used especially as a wrapping * * * ↑wax paper * * * ˈwaxed paper [waxed paper] (NAmE also ˈwax paper) …   Useful english dictionary

  • waxed paper — N UNCOUNT Waxed paper is the same as wax paper …   English dictionary

  • waxed paper — waxed pa|per [ ,wækst peıpər ] noun uncount WAX PAPER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • waxed paper — waxed′ pa per n. wax paper …   From formal English to slang

  • waxed paper — also wax.pa.per noun AmE (U) paper with a thin layer of wax on used to wrap food; greaseproof paper BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • waxed paper. — See wax paper. * * * …   Universalium

  • waxed paper — noun paper treated with wax to make it waterproof or greaseproof …   English new terms dictionary

  • waxed paper. — See wax paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paper cup — Plain paper cup Insulated paper cup for hot drinks, cut away to show ai …   Wikipedia

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