Sentence Examples


  • A wax candle stood at each side of the minister's bent bald head with its gray temples.
  • Many scale-insects are among the most serious of pests, but various species have been utilized by man for the production of wax (lac) and red dye (cochineal).
  • Industry consists chiefly in corn-milling and the preparation of wax and honey.
  • If the electrified tray is touched with the sealing-wax or ebonite rod, it will not be discharged, but if touched with a metal wire, the hand, or a damp thread, it is discharged at once.
  • It exports large quantities of sugar, hides, tobacco, and bees-wax; also some cedar and mahogany.
 

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