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can·dle·wick

 (kăn′dl-wĭk′)
n.
1. The wick of a candle.
2.
a. A soft heavy cotton thread similar to that used to make wicks for candles.
b. Embroidery made with knots of this thread.
3. A fabric resembling chenille, made with closely-spaced tufts of cotton and used primarily for bedspreads and robes.

candlewick

(ˈkændəlˌwɪk)
n
1. (Textiles) unbleached cotton or muslin into which loops of yarn are hooked and then cut to give a tufted pattern. It is used for bedspreads, dressing gowns, etc
2. the wick of a candle
3. (Textiles) (modifier) being or made of candlewick fabric

can•dle•wick

(ˈkæn dlˌwɪk)

n.
1. the wick of a candle.
2. Also, can′dle•wick`ing.
a. Also called can′dlewick yarn`. loosely twisted yarn, usu. of cotton, used to form small decorative tufts on the surface of a fabric.
b. a fabric with such tufts on its surface.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candlewick - the wick of a candle
candle, wax light, taper - stick of wax with a wick in the middle
wick, taper - a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
snuff - the charred portion of a candlewick
2.candlewick - loops of soft yarn are cut to give a tufted pattern
fancywork, embroidery - decorative needlework
Translations

candlewick

[ˈkændlwɪk] N
1. (= cloth) → tela f de algodón afelpada, chenille f
2. (= wick of candle) → pabilo m, mecha f (de vela)

candlewick

[ˈkændlˌwɪk] nciniglia (di cotone)
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