Definition of dewax in English:


Line breaks: de|wax
Pronunciation: /diːˈwaks/


[with object]
Remove wax from: linoleum needs to be dewaxed using a strong solvent
More example sentences
  • Sections were dewaxed in xylene and hydrated in ethanol.
  • Paraffin sections were dewaxed in xylene, rehydrated through a series of graded alcohols, placed in 10mM citrate buffer, and submitted to heat retrieval using a vapor lock for 40 minutes.
  • These sections were then dewaxed in xylene and rehydrated in graded ethanols.

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