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wax

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun BIOL, ART, IND substance, materialcéir fem5  c m uit's a statue in wax is dealbh chéarach í
modifiercéarach  c m uwax candle coinneal céarachwax crayon crián céarach
2 noun BIOL in earsail fem2  c m ucéir fem5  c m u
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3 noun informal MUS vinyl recordsceirnín vinilethe album is available on wax tá an t-albam ar fáil ar vinil
verb
4 verb treat with wax TRANSITIVEciar verb  c m ucéir a chur arto wax the surface an dromchla a chiaradh, céir a chur ar an dromchla 5 verb COSM remove hair TRANSITIVEciar verb  c m ushe had her legs waxed ciaradh a cosa, fuair sí a cosa ciartha 6 verb informal MUS make a recording TRANSITIVEtaifead verb  c m ucuir ar taifeadshe has just waxed her first album tá sí go díreach tar éis a céad albam a thaifeadadh 7 verb ASTRON (of moon) grow INTRANSITIVElíon verb  c m uthe moon is waxing tá an ghealach ag líonadh 8 verb strengthen INTRANSITIVEtéigh i dtreistheir support is waxing tá a dtacaíocht ag dul i dtreis, tá a dtacaíocht ag neartú 9 verb speak or write in particular manner INTRANSITIVEhe was waxing poetic about nature bhí sé ag trácht go fileata ar an dúlra
phrases

to wax and wane

líonadh agus caitheamhwe all wax and wane thuas seal thíos seal a bhímid go léirhis power waxed and waned ní bhíodh an cháil chéanna air i gcónaí, ag méadú agus ag laghdú a bhíodh a cháil