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  • n. The act of smearing or covering with wax.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of smearing or covering with wax.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of covering or treating with wax; waxing.
  • n. The act of incorporating wax with some other body; also, the operation of communicating to a dry substance the consistence of wax. Also called encerosis. Dunglison, Med. Dict.

Etymologies

Latin incerare to smear with wax; prefix in- in + cerare to wax, from cera wax: compare French incération. (Wiktionary)

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