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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wick /ˈwɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 wick /ˈwɪk/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 wick or Wich, n.
 1. A street; a village; a castle; a dwelling; a place of work, or exercise of authority; -- now obsolete except in composition; as, bailiwick, Warwick, Greenwick.
 2. Curling A narrow port or passage in the rink or course, flanked by the stones of previous players.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 wick n.  A bundle of fibers, or a loosely twisted or braided cord, tape, or tube, usually made of soft spun cotton threads, which by capillary attraction draws up a steady supply of the oil in lamps, the melted tallow or wax in candles, or other material used for illumination, in small successive portions, to be burned.
 But true it is, that when the oil is spent
 The light goes out, and wick is thrown away.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 wick, v. i. Curling To strike a stone in an oblique direction.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any piece of cord that conveys liquid by capillary action
      2: a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws
         fuel by capillary action up into the flame [syn: taper]