Definition of Rewaxing
1. Verb. (present participle of rewax) ¹
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Definition of Rewaxing
1. rewax [v] - See also: rewax
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rewaxing
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Literary usage of Rewaxing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Scientific American Cyclopedia of Formulas: Partly Based Upon the 28th by Albert Allis Hopkins (1910)
"rewaxing.— Carefully clean the pipe by rubbing all over with soft rag wetted ... rewaxing demands care and patience. Another method is to cut 1 Ib. of white ..."
2. How Paris Amuses Itself by F[rank] Berkeley Smith (1903)
"In the ballroom a garçon was rewaxing the floor ; through the skylight streamed the morning sun, shining prismatically through the crystals of the ..."
3. How Paris Amuses Itself by Frank Berkeley Smith (1903)
"In the ballroom a garcon was rewaxing the floor ; through the skylight streamed the morning sun, shining prismatically through the crystals of the ..."
4. Principles of Domestic Engineering: Or, The What, why and how of a Home; an by Mary Pattison (1915)
"... a word for the electric floor polisher and scrubbing machine, for it is most efficient and effective, "doing over," as we say, old floors and rewaxing, ..."
5. The House Comfortable by Agnes Bailey Ormsbee (1892)
"... both washed and rubbed with oil more frequently, while waxed floors are cleaned by washing with turpentine and benzine, and then are ready for rewaxing. ..."
6. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1896)
"The temporary support can be used over again many times by rewaxing each time before using. Before use it should be soaked for a few hours at least, ..."
7. Steam Power Plant Piping System: Their Design, Installation and Maintenance by William Lorenzo Morris (1909)
"... to locate the short- circuit, and, if caused by an accident, it can easily be repaired by rewaxing. This device has the advantage that it can be set low ..."
8. American Gardening (1895)
"We have to throw some netting over each bush to keep the birds off. Grafts.—From time to time examine recently- set grafts. Possibly they may need rewaxing. ..."