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wick

noun [C] uk   /wɪk/ us  
a piece of string in the centre of a candle, or a similar part of a light, that supplies fuel to a flame

wick

verb [T] uk   /wɪk/ us  
to absorb liquid from something and remove it: These special fabrics wick moisture from athletes' skin to keep them comfortable.
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