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Definition of the noun carnauba
What does carnauba mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: carnaubas
- hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of carnauba: carnauba wax
- more generic word: wax = any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin
- substance of: carnauba palm / Copernicia cerifera / Copernicia prunifera / wax palm = Brazilian fan palm having an edible root
- Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Copernicia cerifera / Copernicia prunifera
- synonyms of carnauba: carnauba palm / wax palm
- more generic term: fan palm = palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
- member of: Copernicia / genus Copernicia = slow-growing tropical fan palms
- substance: carnauba wax = hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
Alternative definition of the noun carnauba
- A Brazilian palm tree having waxy, fan-shaped leaves and toothed leafstalks.
- [context: not countable] The hard wax obtained from the leaves of this plant and used especially in polishes.
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A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils by Carol Schiller, David Schiller
History and Information q Carnauba is a palm tree native to Brazil, and is found along rivers and in low lying wet areas.
q Carnauba is the hardest wax, and raises the melting point of ...
report to the President on investigation no. TA-406-7 under section 406 of the Trade Act of 1974 by United States International Trade Commission
Carnauba is a very hard wax with a high melting point and superior emulsifying properties as well as a high luster. It is used in high grade waxes for automobiles, floors, furniture, and shoes, as well as in multiple- use and one-time carbon ...
Volume 3: Cosmetics by W.A. Poucher
Carnauba is the most generally useful. It is a hard, brittle wax of high melting point used in modest proportion to confer high melting point and increased strength and hardness upon the finished lipstick. As a wax, it is not entirely miscible with ...
What Sustains Life? (2007)
Consilient Mechanisms for Protein-Based Machines and Materials by Dan W. Urry
Carnauba is a hard, high-polish wax for automobile, floor, and high quality shoe polishes. These plant and animal waxes should be distinguished from the similarly utilized paraffin waxes and petrolatum, which originate from petroleum.
Conservation of Furniture (2007)
by Shayne Rivers, Nick Umney
These long chains constitute a diagnostic feature that can be used to distinguish carnauba from beeswax. Carnauba is a dark greenish brown hard and brittle wax with a melting range of 83–86°C. In the bleached condition it is pale yellow.
Dental Materials-E-Book (2014)
Properties and Manipulation by John M. Powers, John C. Wataha
The composition of inlay wax is complex, and it may contain five or six different waxes, such as paraffin, carnauba, ceresin, and beeswax. Paraffin and ceresin are mineral waxes, carnauba is a plant wax, and beeswax is an insect wax. Casting ...
Carnauba is the most acceptable surface coating, but otherwaxes may be permitted, depending on which emulsifier is used, but no fungicides or other materials prohibited by the standards may be added. The main use of waxes is to 'reseal' ...
by Patrick C. Paternie
Carnauba is the hardest natural wax known to man and became a buzzword for high quality wax a few years ago. Pennington says that the newer tech polymer- based products actually provide better protection. Whatever you use, make sure ...
Country Wisdom & Know-How (2004)
A Practical Guide to Living off the Land by Editors of Storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Bulletins
Carnauba is a palm grown in Brazil. WAX ADDITIVES There are a number of substances that can be added to wax when you want to achieve special effects in the appearance or characteristics of your candles. Here are a few of the common ...
A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen
CfSpiritual carnal knowledge Coitus, see there carnauba wax appearance Brazil wax, palm wax, queen of waxes A term of art referring to the greasy yellowish appearance of the palms of the hands in pityriasis rubra pilaris, which has been ...
A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen
Cf Spiritual carnal knowledge Coitus, see there carnauba wax appearance Brazil wax, palm wax, queen of waxes A term of art referring to the greasy yellowish appearance of the palms of the hands in pityriasis rubra pilaris, which has been ...
by Michael Allaby
carnauba. wax. A major source of wax for polishes, obtained from the leaf surfaces of Copernicia cerifera (wax palm) of the dry northeastern shoulder of Brazil, where it is exceedingly abundant in open savannah forest. A tribe of Indians, the ...
by G. Rehm
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Volume 67 - Water and Wastewater Treatment: Protective Coating Systems to Zeolite by John J. McKetta Jr
material derived from vegetables, beans, jojoba, candelilla, carnauba, bees, spermaceti, and other sources. These materials have properties different from ...
carnauba /ku:nu:'u:b3, -' naoba/ : - noun (carnaubas) 1 (also wax palm) a Brazilian palm tree. 2 (also carnauba wax) the yellowish wax secreted from the young leaves of the tree, used in the ...
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Scrabble value of C3A1R1N1A1U1B3A1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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