Wicking
Wicking Wick"ing, n. the material of which wicks are made; esp., a loosely braided or twisted cord or tape of cotton. [1913 Webster]

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  • wicking — noun Date: 1846 material for wicks …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wicking — /wik ing/, n. material for wicks. [1840 50; WICK1 + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • wicking — n. material used to make a wick …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wicking — wick·ing …   English syllables

  • wicking — wick•ing [[t]ˈwɪk ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) material for wicks 2) tex the process whereby the fibers in a cloth garment draw perspiration away from the skin and up to the surface of the fabric, allowing the moisture to evaporate quickly • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • wicking — /ˈwɪkɪŋ/ (say wiking) noun material for wicks. {wick1 + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • wicking — [1] A capillary act of air escapement from the tire casing during retreading. [2] The capillary action of removing moisture from clothing …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • wicking — ˈwikiŋ, kēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: wick (I) + ing : material used for wicks …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wicking-Effekt — Der Wicking Effekt, auch Lotaufsaugen und Docht Effekt genannt, ist ein Fehler beim Reflow Löten oder Dampfphasenlöten von SMD Bauelementen. Hierbei fließt das flüssige Lot in Richtung der Anschlussmetallisierung der Bauelemente oder in Richtung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Christopher Wicking — Born 1943 London, England United Kingdom Died 2008 Toulouse, France …   Wikipedia

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