klister

noun

klis·​ter ˈkli-stər How to pronounce klister (audio)
: 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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Word History

Etymology

Norwegian, literally, paste, from Middle Low German klīster

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of klister was in 1936

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Cite this Entry

“Klister.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/klister. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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