verb (used with object)
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Origin of wick1
OTHER WORDS FROM wickwickless, adjective
Words nearby wick
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Example sentences from the Web for wick
Your body temperature will run warmer since you’re moving more, so choose layers that breathe and wick moisture away.
It’s soft, feels nice against the skin, and wicks very well.What You Need to Know About Wearing a Face Mask Outside|Joe Lindsey|September 30, 2020|Outside Online
They needed to be actively removing atmospheric carbon, Wick said.This restaurant duo want a zero-carbon food system. Can it happen?|Bobbie Johnson|September 24, 2020|MIT Technology Review
A rather wonderful tribute to Joan Rivers greeted commuters at Hackney Wick Overground station in London this morning.
Commuters at Hackney Wick greeted by fond tribute to the late comedienne.
Dabbing wax on the coil or using hash oil on the wick also works.
Wick Allison speaks some truth to his fellow conservatives about fairness and how that translates to success at the ballot box.
One is "poor, obscure, plain and little"; the other is a "wild, wick slip."
The varnish will keep the melted tallow or wax from running away and it is used in the wick.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
"Oh, I don't know," I replied carelessly, applying a match to the wick of my lamp and replacing the chimney.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
I stay here lit-tle longer, and then I get wick-ker from Dafydd Dafis, and mend chairs, like my mother.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
Madame Caravan immediately turned up the wick, a hollow sound ensued, and the light went out.Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete|Guy de Maupassant
Mr. Wick, on his way to "Happy House" one very wet afternoon, in the beginning of November, gave way to pleasant dreams.Happy House|Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg