wax light

wax light
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waks lahyt]
    • /wæks laɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waks lahyt]
    • /wæks laɪt/

Definitions of wax light words

  • noun wax light a candle made of wax. 1
  • noun wax light a candle or taper of wax 0

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Origin of wax light

First appearance:

before 1690
One of the 49% oldest English words
First recorded in 1690-1700

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Parts of speech for Wax light


wax light popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% 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.

wax light usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for wax light

noun wax light

  • candle — A candle is a stick of hard wax with a piece of string called a wick through the middle. You light the wick in order to give a steady flame that provides light.

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