candle

  1. stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  2. the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the System International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin

Candle

A candle is a solid block of wax with an embedded wick which is ignited to provide light, and sometimes heat, and historically was used as a method of keeping time. A candle manufacturer is traditionally known as a chandler. Various devices have been invented to hold candles, from simple tabletop candle holders, to elaborate chandeliers. For a can...
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Candle

A standing tree with a broken top which often continues to burn after the main firefront has passed. Candles usually send up a fountain of sparks and burning embers which may travel some distance and be of concern if near the unburnt side of a control line.
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Candle

• (n.) A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a wick composed of loosely twisted linen of cotton threads, and used to furnish light. • (n.) That which gives light; a luminary.
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candle

taper noun stick of wax with a wick in the middle
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Candle

[programming language] Candle (Common ApplicatioN Development LanguagE) is a high-level general-purpose scripting language for both desktop and Internet applications. It unifies the core features of many XML related technologies like XQuery, XSLT, RELAX NG. Its first public beta release was on 12 Oct 2005. And the planned formal release is ...
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Candle

Can'dle noun [ Middle English candel , candel , AS, candel , from Latin candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, from candëre to be white. See Candid , and confer Chandler , Cannel , Kindle .] 1. A slender, cylindrical b...
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Candle

A candle is a solid cylindrical rod of some fatty substance, with a small bundle of loosely-twisted threads placed longitudinally in its centre, used for a portable light.
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Candle

A cylinder of wax with a central wick (like string) which burns to produce light.
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Candle

A standing tree with a broken top which often continues to burn after the main firefront has passed. Candles usually send up a fountain of sparks and burning embers which may travel some distance and be of concern if near the unburnt side of a control line.
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Candle

Candle (shortened from candle sconce) is London Cockney rhyming slang for a pimp.
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candle

candle 1. A molded piece of wax, tallow, or other fatty substance, usually cylindrical in shape, encasing a wick that is burned to provide light. 2. A unit of luminous intensity, defined as a fraction of the luminous intensity of a group of 45 carbon-filament lamps; used from 1909 to 1948 as the international standard. 3. A unit of luminous intens...
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candle

candle, cylinder of wax or tallow containing a wick, used for illumination or for ceremonial purposes. The evidence of ancient writings is not conclusive as to the history of the candle; words translated “candle” may have meant “torch” or “lamp,” and the “ca...
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candle

candle, in weights and measures, unit of luminous intensity; it is defined as 1/60 of the intensity of a black body, or ideal radiator, at the temperature at which platinum solidifies (2,046K). The candle is one of the fundamental units of the International System of Units; its official name is the ...
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candle

light source now mostly used for decorative and ceremonial purposes, consisting of wax, tallow, or similar slow-burning material, commonly in ... [4 related articles]
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candle

Synonym for candela ... <physics, unit> The SI unit of luminous intensity, 1 lumen per m2; the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 x 1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity in that direction of 1/683 watt per steradian (solid angle). ... Synonym: candle. ... Abbreviatio...
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Candle

the new shoot growth on needled evergreens before the needles expand.
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Candle

To examine the contents of an intact egg with a strong light source.
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Candle

to examine the contents of an intact egg with the use of a light
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candle

Type: Term Pronunciation: kan′dĕl Synonyms: candela
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Candle

Used for attracting vital energy or to energize an area. Also useful for reducing harsh light. Lighting a candle instead gives a softer light, which is warm, inviting and peaceful. Used in the bedroom to enhance relationships and as a Feng Shui cure for travel misfortune. It can also be used as a fantastic `fire` cure in the southern region of the ...
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candle

[n] - the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the System International d`Unites 2. [n] - stick of wax with a wick in the middle 3. [v] - examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light
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