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The above transcription of wax is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
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An example use of wax in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… the wax and that was look at this lorry …”
Wax is a type of material that is solid at room temperature and liquid at higher temperatures.