/wak"sing/, n.
1. the act or process of applying wax, as in polishing or filling.
2. the manufacturing of a phonograph record.
3. the act or technique of applying a depilatory wax to the body for removing hair.
[1400-50; late ME; see WAX1, -ING1]

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