wax paper


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Line a rimmed baking sheet with wax paper. Lyda Jones Burnette, Country Living, 4 Nov. 2021 Cover your work surface with wax paper. Mark Melonas, Popular Mechanics, 10 Oct. 2020 Weisser whipped out a heat gun and melted the filings into the wax paper, and presto: magneto-art. Eliza Strickland, Discover Magazine, 11 June 2010 Place the candy on small pieces of waxed or parchment paper to separate, or wrap each candy in wax paper, parchment or plastic. Washington Post, 21 Jan. 2022 Divide the dough between two large sheets of wax paper, parchment paper or plastic wrap. Washington Post, 30 Nov. 2021 Unmold the frozen drops and wrap them individually in wax paper. Amanda Macmillan, Health, 12 Feb. 2023 Line bottom with parchment or wax paper, leaving an overhang on two sides. Gretchen Mckay, Hartford Courant, 9 Feb. 2023 Ideal for a kitchen, this three-in-one organizer will keep your aluminum foil, wax paper, and plastic wrap separated and ready for immediate use, thanks to its clever design. Erin Johnson, Peoplemag, 27 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wax paper was circa 1844

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“Wax paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wax%20paper. Accessed 27 May. 2023.

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