The length of time left; see “candle”
(Housekeeper; Lamp; Steward) A candle wick in a dream represents a steward, a housekeeper or a butler.
If the wick burns-up completely in one’s dream, it means the death of any of the above.
If a sparkle falls on a piece of cotton fabric and burns it in the dream, it means that he or she may fall victim to into evildoing.
If the wick is extinguished in the dream, it means that a sick person in that family may soon die from his illness, or that the family will receive news of the death of a close relative. (Also see Lamp stand)