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  • 121 wax emotional — wax eloquent/​lyrical/​emotional mainly literary phrase to talk a lot in a way that expresses emotion or enthusiasm Thesaurus: talking enthusiasticallysynonym Main entry: wax …

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  • 122 wax eloquent — wax eloquent/​lyrical/​emotional mainly literary phrase to talk a lot in a way that expresses emotion or enthusiasm Thesaurus: talking enthusiasticallysynonym Main entry: wax …

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  • 123 wax|ing — «WAK sihng», noun. 1. the coating of thread with wax before sewing. 2. a method of blacking, dressing, and polishing leather, to give it a finish. 3. the process of stopping out colors in batik …

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  • 124 wax|jack — «WAKS JAK», noun. a device for melting sealing wax, used in the 1700 s, consisting of a length of wick wound around a spindle, with the part for burning fed through a small hole …

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  • 125 wax|light — «WAKS lyt», noun. a candle, taper, or night light made of wax …

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  • 126 wax|wing — «WAKS WIHNG», noun. a small bird with a showy crest, smooth, brown plumage, and red markings (resembling bits of red sealing wax) on the tips of the wings, such as the cedar waxwing or cedarbird, and the Bohemian waxwing; chatterer …

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  • 127 Wax ivy — is a plant of the Senecio family which resembles a thick, waxy leafed ivy …

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  • 128 Wax pattern — Wax pattern. См. Восковая модель. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

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  • 129 wax bean — wax′ bean n. 1) pln a variety of string bean bearing yellowish, waxy pods 2) pln coo the edible pod itself, used as a vegetable • Etymology: 1905–10, amer …

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  • 130 wax insect — wax′ in sect n. ent any of several scale insects that secrete a commercially valuable waxy substance, esp. a Chinese scale insect Ericerus pe la[/ex] • Etymology: 1805–15 …

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  • 131 wax moth — wax′ moth n. ent bee moth • Etymology: 1760–70 …

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  • 132 wax myrtle — wax′ myr tle n. pln a bayberry, Myrica cerifera, of the southeastern U.S., having waxy berries used in candlemaking • Etymology: 1800–10 …

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  • 133 wax paper — wax′ pa per n. a whitish, translucent wrapping paper made moistureproof by a paraffin coating • Etymology: 1835–45 …

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  • 134 wax lyrical — ► wax lyrical talk in a highly enthusiastic and effusive way. Main Entry: ↑lyrical …

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  • 135 wax bean — ☆ wax bean n. 1. a variety of kidney bean with long, narrow, yellow pods 2. the edible immature seed pod of this …

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  • 136 wax insect — n. any of various homopteran insects, esp. scale insects, that secrete a waxy substance sometimes used commercially; specif., a Chinese scale insect (Ericerus pela) …

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  • 137 wax lyrical on something — wax lyrical ( about/on/something) humorous phrase to talk about something with a lot of enthusiasm Thesaurus: talking enthusiasticallysynonym Main entry: lyrical …

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  • 138 wax lyrical about something — wax lyrical ( about/on/something) humorous phrase to talk about something with a lot of enthusiasm Thesaurus: talking enthusiasticallysynonym Main entry: lyrical …

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  • 139 wax|bill — «WAKS BIHL», noun. 1. any small bird of a group allied to the weaverbirds, with a white, pink, or red bill having a waxy appearance. 2. = Java sparrow. (Cf. ↑Java sparrow) …

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  • 140 wax|plant — «WAKS PLANT, PLAHNT», noun. any tropical Asian and Australian plant of a group of the milkweed family having shiny leaves and waxy flowers …

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