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Can a candle burn completely to the bottom of the container it is in?
Question Date: 2012-01-06
Answer 1:

I would suggest you to try this experiment. As long as there is wick and fuel, the candle will burn. If you have fuel but not wick, the candle will stop burning, and vice versa.

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