wax paper


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Recent Examples on the Web Remove the wax paper and turn the excess dough at the edge under to seal it to the edge of the pie dish. Jeanmarie Brownson, chicagotribune.com, "How to whip up a stellar pot pie from Thanksgiving leftovers," 18 Nov. 2020 Place aluminum foil or wax paper under the legs of furniture that's too heavy to move. Sarah Bogdan, Good Housekeeping, "5 Best Carpet Cleaners of 2020," 19 Oct. 2020 Pour onto wax paper or foil sprayed with cooking spray. Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY, "It's National Dessert Day! Make John Stamos' favorite gluten-free dessert at home," 14 Oct. 2020 Collect the most striking autumn leaves with your kids (see our first section) and help press their treasures in wax paper. Katia Hetter, CNN, "50 fun things to do this fall (take your pick)," 22 Sep. 2020 Now, customers will pick up one of the fried balls sitting atop wax paper to reduce human contact. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, "Despite COVID-19, you can still score free food when restaurants open," 25 Aug. 2020 Or store in an airtight container, between layers of parchment or wax paper, for up to 3 days. The New York Times News Service Syndicate, The Denver Post, "Everything you need to know about chocolate," 14 Feb. 2020 Driving your car through a dense morning fog, your visibility is about the same as trying to read a textbook through wax paper. Josh Linkner, Detroit Free Press, "20 feet at a time. That's the best way to navigate the road ahead during uncertain times," 1 Aug. 2020 Line a large plate or rimmed baking sheet with parchment or wax paper. cleveland, "Want to drastically improve your cooking? Get the right types of salt and use them well," 23 June 2020

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First Known Use of wax paper

circa 1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Wax paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wax%20paper. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of wax paper

US : paper that is covered with wax in order to prevent water and other substances from passing through it and that is often used to wrap food

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