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Definition of paraffin wax noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

paraffin wax

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpærəfɪn wæks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpærəfɪn wæks//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a soft white substance that is made from petroleum or coal, and is used especially for making candles