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Meaning of wick

wick

Pronunciation: (wik), [key]
— n.
  1. a bundle or loose twist or braid of soft threads, or a woven strip or tube, as of cotton or asbestos, which in a candle, lamp, oil stove, cigarette lighter, or the like, serves to draw up the melted tallow or wax or the oil or other flammable liquid to be burned.
—v.t.
  1. to draw off (liquid) by capillary action.

wick

Pronunciation: (wik), [key]
— n. Curling.
  1. a narrow opening in the field, bounded by other players' stones.

wick

Pronunciation: (wik), [key]
— n.
  1. a farm, esp. a dairy farm.
  2. a village; hamlet.

Wick

Pronunciation: (wik), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in the Highland region, in N Scotland: herring fisheries. 7613.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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