a white to yellowish-white, gelatinous, water-insoluble substance obtained from the wax secreted by certain insects, especially a Chinese scale (Ericerus pela): used chiefly in the manufacture of polishes, sizes, and candles.
a yellowish wax secreted by an oriental scale insect, Ceroplastes ceriferus, and used commercially
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for differential windlass
[chin-fest] /ˈtʃɪn fɛst/ noun, Slang. 1. gabfest; bull session; rap session. noun A session of talk and gossip; bull session, gabfest (1940s+)
[ching-mah] /ˈtʃɪŋˈmɑ/ noun 1. the fiber of the Indian mallow.
[ching-goh-luh] /tʃɪŋˈgoʊ lə/ noun 1. a town in N central Zambia.