wick

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/wɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wik)

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wick

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [lighter, candle, lamp] wick
  2. a [cotton, hemp] wick
  3. wicks for [candles, lighters]
  4. light the wick
  5. [extinguish, blow out] the wick
  6. UK, slang: he's really getting on my wick!
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