Waxing vs Ebbing - What's the difference?

waxing | ebbing |


As verbs the difference between waxing and ebbing

is that waxing is while ebbing is .

As nouns the difference between waxing and ebbing

is that waxing is the action of the verb to wax while ebbing is the action of something that ebbs.

waxing

English

(wikipedia waxing)

Verb

(head)
  • Antonyms

    * waning

    Derived terms

    * waxing kernel

    Noun

  • The action of the verb to wax.
  • *1983 , Youlan Feng, ?Derk Bodde, A History of Chinese Philosophy , Vol. 2, p. 427:
  • The wanings and waxings (of the sun and moon) occur according to the (twelve) pitch-pipes.
  • *2006 , Mary Lou Lyon, Early Cupertino , p. 81:
  • The building interior was Gothic and finished by multiple waxings of the commercial coast woods, redwood, sugar pine, white pine, and Douglas fir.
  • *2009 , Fritz Allhoff, Wine and Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking , p. 128:
  • *:Are these metaphorical descriptions just the subjective waxings of the critic or are they aesthetic properties really (but metaphorically) true of the wine?
  • (countable) A cosmetic procedure in which hair is removed from the body by the application and removal of wax.
  • (countable) A recording intended for a phonograph.
  • Synonyms

    * (recording) vinyl, record, platter

    Derived terms

    * bikini waxing * Brazilian waxing * hot waxing * Persian waxing * waxing die * waxing iron * waxing up

    ebbing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of something that ebbs.
  • ebbings and flowings

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