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wicknoun [C]

 us   /wɪk/
a piece of string in the center of a candle, or a similar part of a light, which supplies fuel to a flame
(Definition of wick from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wick”
in Spanish mecha…
in Vietnamese bấc đèn…
in Malaysian sumbu…
in Thai ไส้เทียน, ไส้ตะเกียง…
in French mèche…
in German der Docht…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烛芯, 灯芯…
in Indonesian sumbu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 燭芯, 燈芯…
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