Definition of waxed paper in English:

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waxed paper

Pronunciation: /wakst ˈpāpər/
(also wax paper)


Paper that has been impregnated with wax to make it waterproof or greaseproof, used especially in cooking and the wrapping of foodstuffs.
Example sentences
  • Where the lunchbox is concerned, tin foil and waxed paper are portable, non-plastic options.
  • Place the dough balls between two sheets of waxed paper.
  • Let the balls sit on a sheet of waxed paper for 24 hours to harden and dry.

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Syllabification: waxed pa·per

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