Meaning of Wax

English: Wax
Bangla: মোম, কানের খইল, গালা, চিঠি সীল করিবার জন্য ব্যবহৃত পদার্থ, মোম লাগানো
Hindi: मोम, मोमबत्ती, वृद्धि, आवेश
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

Also called beeswax. a solid, yellowish, nonglycerine substance allied to fats and oils, secreted by bees, plastic when warm and melting at about 145°F, variously employed in making candles, models, casts, ointments, etc., and used by bees in constructing their honeycomb.

Definition: 2

any of various similar substances, as spermaceti or the secretions of certain insects and plants. Compare vegetable wax, wax insect.

Definition: 3

any of a group of substances composed of hydrocarbons, alcohols, fatty acids, and esters that are solid at ordinary temperatures.

Definition: 4

cerumen; earwax.

Definition: 5

a resinous substance used by shoemakers for rubbing thread.