- 1. the art or process of writing or engraving on wax.
- 2. Rare. the art or process of making paintings with colors mixed with beeswax and fixed with heat; encaustic painting. — cerographist , n. — cero-graphic, cerographical , adj.
- a form of divination involving dropping melted wax into water.
- the art of modeling with wax. — ceroplastic , adj.