wicking

[ wik-ing ]
/ ˈwɪk ɪŋ /

noun

material for wicks.

Origin of wicking

First recorded in 1840–50; wick1 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for wicking

wicking
/ (ˈwɪkɪŋ) /

adjective

acting to move moisture by capillary action from the inside to the surfacewicking fabric
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