Resembling wax in appearance or consistency; viscid; adhesive; soft; hence, yielding; pliable; impressible.
resembling or covered with wax; "as shiny as a waxy pippin"; "the ceraceous surface of the leaves"
See Glutinous Rice.
a thin film or covering
Luster of a mineral in which it appears to be coated by a layer of wax
This is a term used to describe the luster of gem. Some gems that exhibit a waxy luster are: carnelian, chalcedony, turquoise.
made of or covered with wax; "waxen candles"; "careful, the floor is waxy"
having the paleness of wax; "the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker; "the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him"; "a thin face with a waxy paleness"
a glass with qualities of dense translucency or marginal opacity; some light transmits, giving the glass some depth. uncommon.
A term describing the wax-like appearance of a cheese body, or its texture when tasted or cut. See Texture.
WAXY is an AM radio station licensed to South Miami, Florida broadcasting on 790 kHz with a sports talk format. It is licensed to Lincoln Financial Media (formerly Jefferson Pilot Communications), which also operates WLYF (FM) and WMXJ (FM) in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale market.