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waxy

[′wak·sē]
(mineralogy)
A type of mineral luster that is soft like that of wax.
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Some waxy ornamentations or patterns on the dorsal parts of the larval bodies were observed during the conduct of extensive field collections and surveillance of Anopheles mosquitoes from various parts of the ROK.
his fingers sweaty as he worked waxy as a butcher damp as bacon but he
Granule bound starch synthase (GBSS), a waxy gene encoded protein dictates cooking and eating quality attributes in different cereal species.
Add the waxy potatoes and simmer for 30 minutes (top up with more stock if required) check for seasoning and add parsley.
Waxy gene controls synthesis of amylose, having important application value in crop eating quality improvement.
Oil drilling in Utah's Uinta Basin has "dried up" in light of low crude prices, and will affect availability of the waxy crude prevalent there, Tesoro chief executive Greg Goff told analysts.
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Delicate yellow, waxy blooms on bare stems produce a spicy scent - look inside the flower and you will see some purple staining of the blooms, which only adds to their ethereal beauty.
Kay, Manchester Hi Kay, I was given this tip by a chef I worked with on Eating In The Sun who always used a 50/50 mix of waxy potatoes, such as Yukon Gold, and starchy varieties, such as Russet and Idaho.
Back home at Glebe Cottage we are still enjoying Tulipa Texas Flame (pictured) - 2ft tall, bright mid-yellow with just a flare of deep red on some of the wide, waxy petals above a jumble of broad, squeaky, mid-green leaves.
Three waxy proteins are present in hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.
Plant Sweet Pearl, a white waxy corn that has become popular among growers in Rizal.