wick Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"wick" in British English

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wicknoun [C]

uk   us   /wɪk/
a ​piece of ​string in the ​centre of a ​candle, or a ​similarpart of a ​light, that ​suppliesfuel to a ​flame

wickverb [T]

uk   us   /wɪk/
to ​absorbliquid from something and ​remove it: These ​specialfabrics wick ​moisture from ​athletes' ​skin to ​keep them ​comfortable.
(Definition of wick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wicknoun [C]

 us   /wɪk/
a ​piece of ​string in the ​center of a ​candle, or a ​similarpart of a ​light, which ​suppliesfuel 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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