wax paper

noun

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Shape dough into 4 disks and roll each between 2 sheets of wax paper to 1/8-inch thick. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Trick-or-Treater Sugar Cookies," 25 Sep. 2018 Lay the stacks side by side on a sheet of wax paper, pressing gently to form a log. Susan Selasky, ajc, "5 recipes to cool things down on hot days," 3 July 2018 Lay the stacks side by side on a sheet of wax paper, pressing gently to form a log. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "5 recipes to cool things down on hot days," 27 June 2018 Lightly press a sheet of wax paper onto the top of the salmon. Alex Hitz, House Beautiful, "Perfect Poached Salmon with Béarnaise Sauce," 21 Nov. 2014 My mother would have slathered suntan oil all over me and made a tunafish sandwich, no crusts, wrapped in wax paper. Alison Rose, Town & Country, "Hot Pursuit," 16 Dec. 2012 Place on wax paper and allow to chill for 15 more minutes. Brooke Parkhurst, Redbook, "5 Ways to Make Cake Pops for Grown-Ups," 10 Dec. 2012 Set on wax paper until chocolate is set, about 30 minutes. Abigail Wilt, ajc, "3 no-bake cookie recipes you'll love," 10 July 2018 To serve, gently remove wax paper from underneath cake (holding cake in place with a metal spatula, if necessary), and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Susan Selasky, ajc, "5 recipes to cool things down on hot days," 3 July 2018

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circa 1844, in the meaning defined above

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wax paper

noun

English Language Learners Definition of wax paper

: 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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