HyperDic: wick

English > 2 senses of the word wick:
NOUNartifactwickany piece of cord that conveys liquid / liquid by capillary action
artifactwick, tapera loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
wick > pronunciation
Soundswih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > wick: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny piece of cord that conveys liquid / liquid by capillary action.
Example"the physician put a wick in the wound to drain it"
BroadercordA line made of twisted fibers or threads
English > wick: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame.
Synonymtaper
Part ofcandle, taper, wax lightstick of wax with a wick in the middle
oil lamp, kerosene lamp, kerosine lampA lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light
NarrowercandlewickThe wick of a candle
BroadercordA line made of twisted fibers or threads
Spanishmecha
Catalanble, metxa

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