Definition of wax resist in US English:

wax resist


  • A process similar to batik used in pottery and printing.

    • ‘In others she uses wax resist and dye on a dark background, inspired by her interest in pre-Colombian textiles.’
    • ‘But more importantly we celebrate the technical achievement in the work itself, work that transcends the traditional skills and techniques of wax resist and dyeing on fabric and takes it altogether to another level, another dimension.’
    • ‘Blue and green colors were added in separate operations that involved wax resist and dipping in indigo dye baths.’