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The meaning of Wicks

Wicks – definition


A strip of porous material up which liquid fuel is drawn by capillary action to the flame in a candle, lamp, or lighter.

Usage examples:

He took his lighter from his pocket and flicked it, and touched the small steady butane flame to th…

Absorb or draw off (liquid) by capillary action.

Usage examples:

Garments that wick moisture away from the skin

A town, hamlet, or district.

Usage examples:

Hampton wick

A dairy farm.


Quick, lively, or active.

Usage examples:

Martha's approaching her century and as wick as a flea

A piece of string in the center of a candle, or a similar part of a light, which supplies fuel to a flame

Wicks translation into English

Wicks: translate from English into Chinese

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灯芯, 炷, 捻子

Wicks: translate from English into Dutch

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Wieken, Lont, Wiek, Pit, Kousje, Lampepit

Wicks: translate from English into French

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Les mèches, Mèche, Ordure

Wicks: translate from English into German

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Dochte, Docht

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Wicks: translate from English into Italian

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Stoppini, Stoppino, Lucignolo, Lumicino

Wicks: translate from English into Korean

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심지, 등심, 심, 등심지

Wicks: translate from English into Russian

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Фитили, Фитиль, Тампон

Wicks: translate from English into Spanish

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Mechas, Mecha

Word origin

Old English wīc ‘dwelling place’, probably based on Latin vicus ‘street, village’.

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