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waxy

[′wak·sē]
(mineralogy)
A type of mineral luster that is soft like that of wax.
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She, and those around her, attributed the waxy substance on the baby's skin to having sex until the last trimester of her pregnancy."Two days after delivery, my friend came to visit and when she saw my baby, she made a disgusting remark that annoyed me.
It has thick, waxy leaves and a cluster of flowers that holds up to 40 individual flowers firmly packed together.
There's a distinctive apricot and pineapple three-dimensional volume to the nose while smokiness carries through to the palate which is slightly waxy, complex and long.
Using static laser light-scattering technology, the researchers characterized the granule size distribution of waxy native maize starch when it was subjected to heating at constant temperatures of 65 C, 70 C, 75 C, 80 C, 85 C and 90 C.
Waxy body ornamentations have been previously reported on various insects, particularly scale insects, (14) aphids, (15) and heliconian caterpillar, (16) and they have been shown to be useful for initial identifications during field surveillance efforts.
PS7.14, good pharmacies nationwide VAMOUSSE HEAD LICE TREATMENT THIS fast-acting, easy-toapply formulation kills 100% of lice and eggs within just 15 minutes by dissolving the waxy layer surrounding the lice, leading to water loss and quick death.
A Cosmolene was a waxy petroleum product extensively used during World War II for long-term storage of small arms and other items prone to rust.
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.