waxed paper

noun

: paper coated or treated with wax to make it resistant to water and grease and used especially as a wrapping

Examples of waxed paper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tips Layer pieces between waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 May 2024 Remove the apple slices and set aside on a sheet of waxed paper and pour the remaining sauce into a bowl and set aside. Kathleen Purvis, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Transfer to a wire rack lined with waxed paper so the lines of the rack don't transfer to the clay; let dry faceup overnight. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Nov. 2023 Chill flour mixture: Scrape into medium-size bowl and press a piece of plastic wrap or waxed paper directly on the surface to prevent a skin from forming. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 1 Sep. 2023 Simply layer on tissue and waxed paper, then let your hair dryer do the work! Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 May 2023 Using a small square of waxed paper or parchment paper that’s been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray, press down on mixture to form an even layer in the pan. Alysha Witwicki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Mar. 2022 To Store: Layer bars between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Sep. 2023 Shape dough into 2 disks and roll each between 2 sheets of waxed paper to ⅛ inch thick. Anna Helm Baxter, Woman's Day, 30 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of waxed paper was in 1853

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Cite this Entry

“Waxed paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waxed%20paper. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

waxed paper

noun
variants or wax paper
: paper treated with wax to make it resistant to water and grease and used especially as a wrapping
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