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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A method of casting bronze by making a model in wax and inclosing it in plaster, melting the wax out of the plaster, and then using the latter as a mold for the bronze.

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  • noun lost wax

Etymologies

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French, from cire, wax, and perdue, feminine past participle of perdre, to lose

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