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sealing wax Syllabification: seal·ing wax
Pronunciation: /ˈsēliNG ˌwaks/

Definition of sealing wax in English:

noun

A mixture of shellac and rosin with turpentine and pigment, softened by heating and used to make seals.
Example sentences
  • Turning it over, she found it'd been sealed with some old-fashioned sealing wax and embossed with an N.
  • Scrap wood, darning needles, string and sealing wax held his flimsy contraption together.
  • Moyes rose (R. moyesii) has hips that look like shiny, red 11/2-inch-long, bottle-shaped sticks of sealing wax.

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