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chinese wax

Chi·nese wax
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees waks]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis wæks/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees waks]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis wæks/

Definitions of chinese wax words

  • noun chinese wax a yellowish wax secreted by an oriental scale insect, Ceroplastes ceriferus, and used commercially 3
  • noun chinese wax a white to yellowish-white, gelatinous, water-insoluble substance obtained from the wax secreted by certain insects, especially a Chinese scale (Ericerus pela): used chiefly in the manufacture of polishes, sizes, and candles. 1
  • noun chinese wax A gelatinous crystalline substance obtained from the wax secreted by certain insects, used in the manufacture of candles, polishes, etc. 0

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Parts of speech for Chinese wax

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chinese wax popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 70% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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