klister

noun
klis·​ter | \ ˈkli-stər How to pronounce klister (audio) \

Definition of klister

: a soft wax used on skis

Examples of klister in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web McFadden opted for klister, a sticky wax commonly used in skiing. Anthony Gulizia, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of klister

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for klister

Norwegian, literally, paste, from Middle Low German klīster

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“Klister.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/klister. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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